Shriners Hospitals’ New App Helps Parents Detect Signs of Scoliosis

Back-to-School HEALTH CHECK! The leisurely days of summer are over and it’s time to re-establish healthy habits and back-to-school routines. In addition to dental checkups and annual physicals, pediatric medical specialists recommend adding a scoliosis screening to back-to-school checklists. A team of doctors at Shriners Hospitals for Children® developed SpineScreen, …

School from home using one of the top schools in Idaho!

Idaho Distance Education Academy (I-DEA) is a free, accredited K-12 public charter school specifically designed to serve Idaho Families who want a powerful, flexible at home program. A local resource center is located in Post Falls, and is staffed with elementary and secondary teachers, a guidance counselor and principal. Students …

Countdown to Graduation 2018

The countdown to graduation for the Class of 2018 has begun! We’ve compiled a list of some of the most asked-for resources to help navigate this final year. Highlights: Graduation Requirements Minimum total credits required for graduation in Idaho is 46… View the state requirements as well as additional information …

Don’t Let Your Kids Slip & Slide

Children who do not continue to read over the summer can lose as much as three months of reading achievement. Did you know: In Idaho, low ‐ income homes average only 1 book for every 300 children. By comparison, in middle and high ‐ income homes, each child has an …

Mentor Summit Roundtable

The Coeur d’Alene Education Partnership hosted its first Mentor Summit Roundtable in December, with special thanks to the Kroc Center for hosting, and Heidi Rogers for being the dynamic facilitator. It was a successful day of building relationships and gaining knowledge on how to best support the youth in our …

North Idaho Education Partnership

The United Way of North Idaho is serving as a lead partner and fiscal agent for the North Idaho Education Partnership (NIEP), working to strengthen the link between education and business for middle and high-school students. NIEP is the local cohort of a statewide effort to increase the number of …

FREE Soft Skills Training at NIC

North Idaho College, in partnership with Idaho Department of Labor, is offering FREE Soft Skills Training to serve youth, the unemployed, and incumbent workers. The curriculum, the Workplace Excellence Series, consists of ten, flexible modules designed to help people understand and deliver what employers demand today. Each module teaches the …