BOISE — March 5, 2014 — A new report series by the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation will contribute data and context to education improvement in Idaho. The ReThink Series: Knowledge Base of Education Facts is a quarterly report series designed t
Five Idaho colleges increased retention rates for non-traditional students by 500 percent above the national average by simply changing key practices. Results were achieved through a three-year pilot designed to improve retention and completion rates
Idaho students have less of a chance to succeed compared to last year, according to the 2014 Quality Counts report released by EdWeek. The 2014 report did not administer overall grades and rankings. Instead, Quality Counts assessed Chance for Succes
J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation awards $31 million in grants in 2013 Grants spark innovation and deliver resources to all students regardless of zip code BOISE — The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation ended 2013 providing more than $31 milli
State education leaders and stakeholders convened Dec. 3 at the Linen Building in Boise to reflect on Ed Sessions 2.0. The yearlong, monthly event hosted national thought leaders on education reform.
The event, in its second year, sponsored by the
Thank you, coach Chris Petersen It is with appreciation and gratitude, that we at the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation send the best of luck to former Boise State University football coach Chris Petersen in his move to the University of Washingt
One-in-three American schools are rural, but little has been done to advance the understanding of how to help these schools serve their diverse populations. To help answer these questions, the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation announced today the
The State of Idaho and the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation (JKAF) have made considerable investments in Idaho education and data systems to better serve students. One key JKAF investment has been in Schoolnet, an Instructional Management...
In 2011, the J. A. and Kathryn Albertson Foundation authorized a $21 million grant to the Idaho State Department of Education (ISDE) to support the infrastructure, software, professional development, personnel and school grants necessary to pilot an
BOISE – February 28, 2013 – Forty-seven schools and more than 10,000 K-12 students across Idaho will become part of the nation’s first statewide pilot of the Khan Academy, the free, internationally recognized on-line education leader. Rebooting Idaho