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Promoting early education in the Gem State.

Despite heated debates in 2016, Idaho lawmakers increased funding for the state’s K-12 schools. This funding will sponsor better pay for teachers and new literacy programs, among other improvements. Idaho is one of five states that does not fund pre-K, and efforts to create a pilot state pre-K program have so far fallen short. Our members are working to make pre-K a high profile issue in the state house.


April 3, 2017

Social-Emotional Skills in Early Childhood Support Workforce Success

Why business executives want employees who play well with others. Social-emotional skills learned in a child's earliest years will lead to workforce success later in life.


  1. September 12, 2016

    2016 Citizen-Readiness Index Infographic


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