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1. Health For All

You know it? the importance of health for all our lives, this little blog provides information on health, how to deal with the disease, and information about the disease that you may not yet know happy reading

2. News for Education

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  • IDAHO SELECTED TO JOIN NETWORK FOR TRANSFORMING EDUCATOR PREPARATION
    on Jul 4, 2014
    The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) announced today that Idaho is one of seven states selected to participate in a two-year pilot that will focus on transforming educator preparation and entry systems to the profession. CCSSO created t...
  • New Study Looks at How Blended Learning in Idaho is Transforming Rural Education
    on Jul 3, 2014
    Today, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL), shared its findings of a joint research partnership between the Idaho Digital Learning Academy (IDLA) and Northwest Nazarene University on how blended learning impacts students i...
  • SUPERINTENDENT LUNA ANNOUNCES HOLIDAY CARD CONTEST
    on Jul 2, 2014
    Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna today called for elementary students across Idaho to participate in the annual Holiday Card Contest.“The annual Holiday Card Contest is an opportunity for Idaho students to showcase their artwork and fo...
  • CENTURYLINK MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT PHILANTHROPY PROGRAM SEEKS PARTICIPANTS
    on Jul 1, 2014
    CenturyLink and the Idaho Community Foundation (ICF) are seeking middle/junior high school classrooms and teachers to submit applications for participation in the 2013-2014 CenturyLink Middle School Philanthropy Program.The Program’s purpose is to...
  • IDAHO RECEIVES $1.3 MILLION GRANT FOR YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION
    on Jun 30, 2014
    The Idaho State Department of Education has been awarded a $1.29 million grant over the next three years to begin the Idaho Lives Project, a collaboration among the state, the Idaho Suicide Prevention Action Network (SPAN-Idaho) and other partner org...
  • GRANTS FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE
    on Jun 29, 2014
    The State Department of Education will award $1.5 million in grants to fund afterschool programs across the state for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. Now is the time for school districts and other organizations to apply.  The funding is avai...
  • Superintendent Luna Sees Sugar Salem High's Technology Pilot in Action Today
    on Jun 28, 2014
    Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna visited Sugar Salem High School this morning, spending nearly three hours visiting classrooms and talking with school board members, students and teachers. Sugar Salem is one of 11 schools that was select...
  • STUDENTS CAN APPLY NOW FOR IDAHO SCIENCE & AEROSPACE SCHOLARS PROGRAM
    on Jun 28, 2014
    Idaho’s high school juniors can apply now to take part in Idaho’s Science and Aerospace Scholars Program. This will be the fifth year of this innovative program! Through this competitive program, students from across Idaho take an engaging online...
  • At Beutler Middle, Students Use iPads To Stay Engaged in Every Class
    on Jun 27, 2014
    On Thursday, at Beutler Middle School, music students were finding new ways to identify notes. It didn’t require the teacher to stand in the front of the room and point out the notes to them.Instead, every student had their own iPad. They could ope...
  • Districts Work to Expand Advanced Opportunities for Students
    on Jun 26, 2014
    Yesterday, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna visited the small, rural West Side School District, not far from the Utah border. With fewer than 700 students, West Side faces the same challenges any rural district might face: recruiting and...
  • NATION’S REPORT CARD RESULTS INDICATE HOW IDAHO STUDENTS MIGHT PERFORM AGAINST HIGHER STANDARDS
    on Jun 25, 2014
    The most recent results of the Nation’s Report Card provide a good indicator of how Idaho students will perform in 2015 when they are first measured against the higher and more rigorous Idaho Core Standards. Currently, the Nation’s Report Ca...
  • SUPERINTENDENT LUNA ENCOURAGES SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION TO VOICE ITS SUPPORT FOR HIGHER STANDARDS
    on Jun 24, 2014
    The following are Superintendent Luna’s prepared remarks to the Idaho School Boards Association at its annual conference on November 7, 2013. Thank you for inviting me to be here today. You play a vital leadership role in your school districts and...
  • SUPERINTENDENT LUNA ANNOUNCES IDAHO TEACHER OF THE YEAR
    on Jun 22, 2014
    Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced today a Coeur d’Alene high school teacher has been honored as the 2014 Idaho Teacher of the Year. Jamie Esler, a science teacher at Lake City High School, was named the 2014 Idaho Teacher of t...
  • It’s the Final Week of the Idaho Math Cup!
    on Jun 21, 2014
    It’s down to the wire. Just one week is left of the Idaho Math Cup!The Idaho Math Cup is an annual tradition in Idaho where students from across the state spend the month of November competing to work on the most complex math problems through Think...
  • Recent PISA Results Show Need for Idaho Core Standards
    on Jun 20, 2014
    Results from a recent international assessment of 15-year-olds across the globe shows that there has been no measurable change in how U.S. students are performing in math, science or reading literacy. However, according to the same report, the United...
  • Superintendent Luna Releases Statement on Tragic School Bus Accident
    on Jun 19, 2014
    Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna released the following statement today after the tragic news that an Idaho student died as a result of a school bus accident in Canyon County: “Today is a sad day for Idaho. Our children are our most ch...
  • Meridian Student Wins Holiday Card Contest
    on Jun 18, 2014
    A fourth-grade student at Eliza Hart Spalding STEM Academy in Meridian has won the 2013 Holiday Card Contest, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced today.In her submission, Rachel Acuna colorfully depicted Santa Claus leaving presen...
  • STATE OFFERS GRANTS TO IMPROVE SCHOOL WELLNESS POLICIES
    on Jun 17, 2014
    Schools can now apply for up to $20,000 in grant funding to help promote healthy school environments. Idaho received a federal Team Nutrition Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2012 and 2013. With this funding, the state will award 20 s...
  • DEPARTMENT HIRES CALDWELL PRINCIPAL AS DIRECTOR OF CERTIFICATION
    on Jun 16, 2014
    Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna announced today that Taylor Raney, a Caldwell principal, has been named the new Director of Certification and Professional Standards at the Idaho State Department of Education. In this role, Raney will ov...
  • LAKELAND TEACHER WINS $25,000 AWARD IN SURPRISE ASSEMBLY
    on Jun 15, 2014
    A high school teacher in Spirit Lake was awarded the prestigious 2013 Milken Educator Award for Idaho in a surprise assembly Friday morning. Katie Graupman, an English teacher at Timberlake High School in Spirit Lake, showed up at work Friday just li...

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