June 1, 2000

Superintendent of Public Instruction

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Marilyn Howard discusses Idaho’s reading initiative report and the status of high school exiting standards. Howard joins Joan Cartan-Hansen to consider the reading initiative report, to look at reading abilities among Idaho children, and to discuss what statewide tests show. They also will look at the prospects for exiting standards following legislative action this spring. And, Howard will share some of her plans for the fiscal year 2001 state education budget.