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Making The Grade: A look forward to 2016

Posted at 6:02 PM, Jan 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-06 20:03:59-05

It's a new year and new education issues are on the horizon.

Michelle Edmonds and Kevin Richert sat down after a holiday break to talk about how Idaho’s new standardized test — the SBAC — could face an important midterm this legislative session.

Plus, erasing recession-era school budget cuts and launching a new rural education center top is the Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra’s legislative to priority for 2016.

Finally, State education funding has finally inched above pre-recession levels — but still, more school districts are relying on extra help from local taxpayers.

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