Idaho Ed News is a state online news platform that came to Cassia about 2 months ago, in anticipation of their statewide series looking at how state wide education goals are being met. One of the interests and highlights focused on student involved in school to work programs and apprenticeships. A joint partnership between Cassia and Minidoka has a first in the nation machine operator's apprenticeship. Two Declo students are seeing the success of this program and talked about it to IEN reporters (second link). Take a few minutes and click the links to see what's happening for high school students in the area and how our school districts are preparing them for life after the classroom.