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In the Media

Analysis: Are Legislators Serious About Helping Kids Learn to Read, or Not? 

11 March 2021

Idaho Ed News explores the 2021 legislative debate and actions on early education in Idaho. This article includes information from the McClure Center’s statewide assessment of early childhood education and care. 
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Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children Releases Needs Assessment for Idaho Preschool Development Grant

23 Feb. 2021

The Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC) announced yesterday the release of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Idaho: Idaho Preschool Development Grant Birth-Age 5 Needs Assessment. The needs assessment is designed to help Idaho policymakers, administrators and stakeholders understand early learning needs for families and children in Idaho.
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Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children Releases Needs Assessment for Idaho Preschool Development Grant

22 Feb. 2021

The Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC) announced yesterday the release of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) in Idaho: Idaho Preschool Development Grant Birth-Age 5 Needs Assessment. The needs assessment is designed to help Idaho policymakers, administrators and stakeholders understand early learning needs for families and children in Idaho.
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U of I Student Interns Covering Legislature for Free Press

20 Jan. 2021

School of Journalism and Mass Media (JAMM)-McClure Center Legislative Interns report on the 2021 Legislative Session for rural Idaho newspapers.
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Statement on Idaho Governor's Salmon Workgroup Report

4 Jan. 2021

The Nature Conservancy reflects on Governor Little’s Salmon Workgroup. 
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Governor's Workgroup Finishes up Recommendations to Help Salmon Return to Idaho

18 Dec. 2020

Governor Little’s Salmon Workgroup finishes 18-month long collaboration process with final report.
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Is Climate Change Good for Crops?

24 Sept. 2020

Idaho State University and Boise State scientists, with the McClure Center of Public Policy at the University of Idaho, are assessing the economic opportunities and potential damage from climate change in Idaho.
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Two Inaugural Science Policy Fellows Will Address Important Idaho Issues

9 July 2020

The connection between scientists and policy makers in Idaho will be formalized with the naming of the first two fellows.
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Governor's Workgroup on Salmon Recovery to Meet Today, Thursday

26 May 2020

Governor’s Salmon Workgroup meetings continue with public comment and policy recommendation discussion. 
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McClure Center Director Named to National Roundtable

19 May 2020

Dr. Katherine Himes, McClure Center director, is serving on the U.S. National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Roundtable on Global Science Diplomacy.
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McClure Center Class of 2020

8 May 2020

McClure Center staff offer personal congratulations to the graduating seniors of 2020 who participated in McClure Center programs. 
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Clean Energy for All

21 Apr. 2020

The Idaho Policy Institute at Boise State University and McClure Center for Public Policy Research conducted a regional economic study on small nuclear reactors in eastern Idaho.
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Salmon Workgroup Plans to Come up with Policy Changes to Address Salmon Recovery in Idaho

20 Apr. 2020

Governor’s Salmon Workgroup continues meetings and makes progress, with virtual meetings this spring.
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A Passion for Policymaking

April 2020

Madeleine Curtright, McClure Legislative Research Scholar, awarded 2020 Lindley Award.
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Government Writers: University Students Make a State-wide Impact

24 April 2020

JAMM-McClure Legislative Interns describe their work and experiences during the 2020 legislative session. Watch the video>>


This Week’s “Idaho Reports”

20 Mar. 2020

Weekly report on the last week of the Idaho legislative session. JAMM-McClure Intern Logan Finney reports on session conversations on tax issues in Idaho. 
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The Week That Was…

20 Mar. 2020

Weekly report on the last week of the Idaho legislative session. JAMM-McClure Intern Logan Finney reports on session conversations on tax issues in Idaho. 
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Finney’s Excellent Reporting Exemplifies Importance for Free Press

25 Feb. 2020

Letter to editor on JAMM-McClure Legislative Intern reporting on the legislative session for rural newspapers. 
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Idaho Governor Brad Little Addresses The City Club Of Boise

3 Feb. 2020

McClure Center director Dr. Katherine Himes, moderates a one-on-one forum with newly elected Governor Brad Little.
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