It's hard to believe how far we've come. Ten years ago, Dr. Jim Lewis and his staff at Blaine County School District in Idaho’s Wood River / Sun Valley area made a pact with 3,200 … more
"Mileposts is not just one more program, but a means to integrate everything we use and need to know to support student learning.” Laurie Hansen
“We are also starting to use the data … more
Of three Magic Valley schools honored by the State Department of Education for exceeding Adequate Yearly Progress goals, two of those schools are Mileposts Consortium schools – Horizon Elementary School of Jerome School District and Hailey Elementary School of Blaine County School District. “In order to qualify for the award, schools had to meet AYP goals for two consecutive years and show a 10 percent improvement in at least one of 41 measured subcategories.” “Of more …
Times-News Writer, Laurie Welch
HOORAY! For the first time since the federal government implemented No Child Left Behind (NCLB) in 2002, Gooding School District has accomplished a rare feat – we made AYP! Accountability results from the Idaho Department of Education indicate across-the-board academic improvements, and the first-ever report that the district is making Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Gooding School District was one of 13 districts out of 115 in Idaho that had never achieved all 41 targets needed to …
An independent analysis done by Dr. Lou Sternberg of Strategic Intelligence found that Blaine County School District Students significantly out performed students in similar districts on state assessments.