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On The Tuesday, February 26, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

  • Idaho updates ID requirements.
  • The Albertsons Foundation commissions a study of education in Idaho.
  • A Harvard professor draws parallels between Convention of 1787 and today.
  • The Teen Retail Program allows low-income students to buy new clothes.

- The Real ID Act of 2005 was a post-9/11 attempt to normalize government-issued ID standards across the country. Beginning in 2020, Idahoans will need a Star Card to board flights and enter federal buildings. Idaho Matters talks about the new ID standards with the state's DMV.

- The Albertsons Foundation recently commissioned a study of youth and education in Idaho. On Tuesday's Idaho Matters, we'll talk with the foundation's executive director about the results.

- Harvard Business School professor David A. Moss will discuss the origins of the U.S. Constitution on Thursday at the capitol. Moss joins Idaho Matters to talk about James Madison, The Constitutional Convention of 1787 and their correlations to events today.

- The Assistance League of Boise is partnering with Kohl's and some Treasure Valley school districts to provide low-income students with the opportunity to shop for new clothes. We'll talk to the league about how big a role some fresh clothes can play in a child's life.