Afterschool Bike Rodeo

Safe Routes to School
April 10, 2024 – Today at Ustick Elementary in Boise, Idaho, 3rd graders gather are ready to bolt out of the school door, jump on bikes and race around the school. But it won’t be a free-for-all. Today is the day they have been waiting for knowing there will be a pile of bikes, safety

Lemhi County 4H STEM Week

Taylor Smith Idaho 4-H
Spotlight on You: STEM Week with Lemhi County 4-H In November 2023 the small, rural towns of Salmon and Leadore, Idaho lit-up (literally!) with STEM education, thanks to Taylor Smith and Shannon Williams of University of Idaho Extension 4-H of Lemhi County. They reached almost every kid in the county with STEM lessons during STEM

How ION Grants and Services Help Youth

Feb 28, 2024 – The Utah Educational Policy Center conducted a comprehensive evaluation of 21 grants made by the Idaho Out-of-School Network totaling $1.5 million for 2022-2023 School Year, for out-of-school time (OST) youth programs across the state. ION also supported those grantees with technical assistance, training and coaching on best practices for quality youth

Going to the Moon

Feb 6, 2024 – Meet Sophia, 2024 Million Girls Moonshot Flight Crew from Boise, Idaho Borah High School student, Sophia, is most interested in computer science. But that is just one reason she is Idaho’s representative to the Million Girls Moonshot program. Sophia is also active in out-of-school projects like the Women’s Children’s Alliance and