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  • March 30, 2023 - Idaho further advances education freedom

    Boise, Idaho – Idaho parents have even more school choice options on top of a long list of education alternatives in the State of Idaho after Governor Brad Little signed Senate Bill 1125 into law this week. Senate Bill 1125 allows parents to send their child to any public school in Idaho regardless of where […]

  • March 22, 2023 - Gov. Little applauds Senate passage of Launch to train students for in-demand careers

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement today applauding the Idaho Senate for its passage of House Bill 24, known as “Launch,” the Governor’s proposed solution to getting Idaho students trained for in-demand careers and keep Idaho students in Idaho. The Senate also passed the Launch trailer bill, Senate Bill 1167, which […]

  • March 14, 2023 - JFAC advances Governor’s public schools budget recommendation

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on the passage of his K-12 budget recommendation in the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee this morning. “THANK YOU to JFAC for your support of our public schools this morning! You put Idaho students and families first by approving increased pay for teachers and classified staff across […]

  • February 28, 2023 - Idaho leaders announce Parent Advisory Council for Empowering Parents grant program

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined legislators and Idaho education leaders today in announcing the establishment of the new Parent Advisory Council for the popular Empowering Parents grant program and encouraged Idaho parents to apply for a spot on the council. “Recognizing the parents’ role as the primary decision makers in their children’s education, […]

  • February 15, 2023 - Gov. Little to visit with high schoolers about proposed Launch workforce training program

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little will visit with high school students in Kuna, Twin Falls, and Rigby Thursday to reinforce the benefits of the proposed Launch workforce training program. The program would make available $8,500 to qualifying Idaho high school seniors starting in 2024 to help pay for enrollment in an Idaho-based education or […]

  • November 9, 2022 - Gov. Little thanks Idahoans for election victory

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on Tuesday’s election after he secured a large majority of the vote in a five-way gubernatorial race. “I am very proud and humbled that we earned the continued confidence of so many Idahoans! THANK YOU, IDAHO! “The election results translate one thing: the people have given us […]

  • November 7, 2022 - Idaho economy blows past projections for October

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on state revenues for the month of October coming in $48 million ahead of projections, bringing the state budget nearly even with the forecast for the current budget year. “Idaho’s powerful economy and enduring budget stability are proof that fiscal conservatism leads to prosperity and opportunity for […]

  • October 12, 2022 - Expanded career technical education underway for high schoolers, postsecondary students

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today Idaho’s secondary and postsecondary career technical education (CTE) programs were awarded $8 million in grants as part of his “Leading Idaho” initiative. From welding to cybersecurity, nursing to vehicle maintenance, and nuclear operations to early childhood education and many other areas, high schools and colleges will be […]

  • September 8, 2022 - Empowering Parents grants go live today

    Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced at the Coeur d’Alene Charter Academy today that Idaho families can start applying for Empowering Parents grants at 10 a.m. MT today. EmpoweringParents.Idaho.Gov will begin processing $50 million in grant funds to Idaho families to use for students’ educational needs outside the classroom. “The Empowering Parents grants […]