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Idahoans won’t be ignored about Common Core

Common Core is exactly what we thought it was. Try telling that to the Idaho State Board of Education, though. The board’s members won’t hear you. Idaho adopted Common Core standards earlier this decade in hopes that the latest federal education package would solve what ails Idaho schools. It hasn’t. Achievement, as measured through test […]

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Rep. Dorothy Moon: House Bill 190 Critique

Dear Patriots, A critique of House Bill 190 by Rep. Dorothy Moon. Please take a moment to read and then contact your legislators with your concerns. More taxpayer money for post-high school education, this time for those who dropped out of college previously. Maybe college should be for the best and brightest. It is difficult […]

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Three Issues for Idaho’s Rural District 8

There are three main issues that affect most of us in rural District 8. District 8 includes Gem, Valley, Boise, Custer and Lemhi Counties. It is because of these issues that I find myself running for Legislative District 8B Representative. There is no place like home but our homes, livelihoods and ways of life are […]