Luna extends PLATO contract


Idaho schools' chief Tom Luna has negotiated a 90-day extension to the state's contract with Plato Learning, a Minnesota-based online and computerized education company that provides remediation services to many IDaho students who fail Idaho's graduation tests.

As we reported this week, Luna recently discovered that the company's lessons do not adequately match up with Idaho schools content standards, but the 90-day extension will include further review.

Luna announced the extension in another memo to school administrators:

AP's Jessie Bonner has more (via Press-Tribune).