Public Higher Education

The role of Idaho’s public higher education institutions is to provide a wide variety of educational, training, research, continuing education and service programs to meet the personal and professional needs of Idaho citizens and employers.

III.Y. – Advanced Opportunities

Advanced Opportunities for High School Academics

There are several opportunities for students at Idaho secondary schools to earn college credit for education completed while still enrolled in the secondary school system.


Advanced Opportunities Report

Evaluation of Idaho’s Dual Credit Funding through Advanced Opportunities – WICHE 2021

[Reference Archive] 2013 Task Force for Improving Education (K-12)

Commissioned in December 2012 by Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter, the Task Force for Education was assembled to study and collaborate on how Idaho’s education system could better prepare its children for success.  As an overarching goal, the Task Force unanimously adopted the […] Learn More

Higher Education

The Governor’s 36-member Higher Education Task Force was created February 1, 2017 to extend the charter of the K-12 task force efforts to higher education in Idaho. Combined with the additional new Workforce Development Task Force, these efforts address Idaho’s “K-through-Career” education […] Learn More

Dual Credit

Dual credit, sometimes called “concurrent enrollment,” is course work in which a secondary student is enrolled in a college level course which is also counted as a secondary course for high school graduation purposes.

College Level Examination Program

Whether you’re getting a head start on college or finishing your degree, you can earn credit for a fraction of the cost of a college course, using the College Level Examination Program (CLEP).