Topical, relevant news about Pre-K through Career education opportuntiies in North Idaho.
The 2016-2017 academic year lasts from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017.
A FAFSA can be filed for the 2016-2017 academic year any time between January 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.
NOTE: You do NOT need to have completed your 2015 Tax Return to begin the application process.
Visit https://fafsa.ed.gov/ for more information.
The Post Falls Chamber of Commerce is holding a $25,000 Scholarship Raffle:
A few details:
For full details, visit: http://www.postfallschamber.com/scholarship-raffle
The College, Careers & Coffee group meets monthly on the FIRST TUESDAY at 8:00 a.m. at the Idaho Department of Labor, Post Falls Office at 600 N Thornton St.
The purpose of this group is to connect individuals who are interested in promoting college and career opportunities, options and resources.
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"The Idaho State Board of Education is implementing this initiative, called Direct Admissions, to provide more Idaho students with the opportunity to obtain a postsecondary certificate or degree." (nextsteps.idaho.gov)
Idaho High School Seniors and their parents were sent Idaho College Acceptance Letters in November. The next step is for students to submit application materials to their desired college by February 15, 2016.
Learn more about the Direct Admisisons Initiative on the Next Steps Idaho Website.
Read Marc Stewart's article in the CDA Press (Dec 7, 2015) about how this initiative helped a local CHS student.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
6:30 PM - Doors Open
7:00 PM - Screening
Please join us for a free screening of this powerful education documentary in the Kroc Theatre at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Coeur d'Alene . There is no cost to attend.
Our school system was designed in 1893.
The feature-length documentary Most Likely To Succeed examines the history of education in the United States, revealing the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today's innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize teaching as we know it. After seeing this film, the way you think about "school" will never be the same.
Length: 88 minutes
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