October 24, 2014
Sherri Ybarra is admitted to the University of Idaho’s doctoral program in education, while Jana Jones received a doctorate in 2001.
At a Meridian hearing, speakers urged the state to slow down on the controversial proposal. But a State Board of Education member still hopes to have a plan ready for the 2015 Legislature.
The Boise Democrat said the state could have helped reverse school budget cuts more quickly by forgoing tax cuts and investing less in rainy-day savings accounts.
As Gov. Butch Otter seeks a third term, he faces criticism over Propositions 1, 2 and 3, education budget cuts and Common Core.
Sherri Ybarra claims support of the powerful legislative budget committee. However, her website lists formal endorsements from only two committee members, and a third member is a campaign donor.
A.J. Balukoff makes the liberal mistake of believing that the only measure in education that matters is how much money you spend and ignores the most important factor: how you spend the money you have.