What Idaho’s Changing Student Demographics Means for Education

By Terry Ryan and Matthew Kitchen “White Students No Longer in the Majority” screamed recent headlines. Joining national trends, Idaho is undergoing significant demographic change. The state’s K-12 students are increasingly coming from homes that are less white, less rural and less wealthy. To better understand these changing demographics and what they might mean for more »

U.S. Education Department Offers Tips to Districts, States on Social Media Use

By Benjamin Herold From Education Week July 9, 2014 While most states and districts are either using or planning to use Twitter and Facebook, developing the capacity to use those social media platforms effectively—and to expand their presence on newer platforms—remains a challenge, according to research and related documents recently released by the U.S. Department more »