Whole Foods “Nickels for Non-Profits” to benefit the Foundation

Did you know that Whole Foods Market gives customers a 10-cent credit for reusing their own shopping bags? Did you know that we also have a program where customers can donate that credit to local nonprofit organizations? Through April 10th, if you are a customer who reuses bags to save paper, consider donating your credit […]

Coeur d’Alene Tribe Donates $10,000 to Boise Public Schools

(BOISE) – Thanks to a generous contribution from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe and the help of District 19 Representatives Mat Erpelding and Melissa Wintrow and Senator Cherie Buckner-Webb, seven Boise-area public schools and 122 elementary teachers will share a $10,000 donation. Also, the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program at Boise High and North Junior […]

Colleges and Majors of 4-year College Grads – Boise School District

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: In the last Data Points post, we provided information about students in the high school classes of 2007-2010 who have graduated from 4-year colleges. Following is more information about those students – the colleges they attended and individual major areas of study. Of the 1700 Boise District […]

Poverty and Kindergarten Preparedness

By Dr. Don Coberly, Superintendent, Boise School District: Since the free-reduced lunch data are available for schools around the state on the ISDE website, and research indicates that the two variables are related, we decided to run a scattergram portraying the relationship between preparedness and free/reduced lunch percentages. For the chart, we used 2013 free-reduced […]

BSU Retention, 6-year Grad Rates Soar

posted Oct 3, 2014, 7:53 AM by DONALD COBERLY   [ updated Oct 3, 2014, 7:59 AM ] It’s a big ship to turn, but Boise State personnel are making significant progress in retention and graduation rate among their undergraduate students. BSU’s retention rate from freshman to sophomore year has improved by 13 percent in […]

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