650 West State St Rm 307
Boise, ID, 83720 United States
Determined not to have an potato heads in its state, the Idaho State Department of Education (SDE) works to raise student achievement and support school districts and administrators. To that end, SDE provides certification and testing of and guidelines for teachers as well as guidelines and publications for administrators. It tracks the state's 275,000 students, including 9,000 in private schools, and provides school support services like driver education, adult and GED education, and accreditation. SDE also oversees Native American education in the state and offers scholarships and resources specifically for that population. The agency has an annual budget of $25 million.