In The Classroom

  • Libraries fight to curb 'summer slide'

    Posted by Bill Roberts on June 13, 2014

    It's called the summer slide — that time year when students are out of school and tend not to read books. The result is that many students lose some of the reading ground they've made through the academic year.


  • May primary's outcome could shape Idaho education reform

    Posted by Bill Roberts on June 5, 2014

    Idaho's education reform movement, created out of recommendations from Gov. Butch Otter's Task Force for Improving Education, faces an uncertain future with the surprise defeat in the May 20 primary of Sen. John Goedde, R-Coeur d'Alene, chairman of the Senate Education committee, says a task force member from North Idaho.


  • CWI names workforce development director

    Posted by Bill Roberts on May 28, 2014

    Christine Rood

    Christine Rood, who has served as director of academic affairs for University of Phoenix’s Idaho campus, has been named to oversee College of Western Idaho's short-term, non-credit training programs.