The omnibus bill passed over the objections of House Democrats, who said the plan would undermine the state’s commitment to fund teacher pay raises.
Superintendent says he won’t participate in another statewide endeavor that costs millions, takes away from instructional time and is not what’s best for kids.
The new National Education Association study reaffirms a recurring point in the teacher pay debate: Idaho salaries lag behind neighboring states.
‘This is where we need to go,” said Senate Education Committee Chairman Dean Mortimer, moments before the Senate passed the $125.5 million career ladder bill Thursday.
Kids who love animals are spending Spring Break at the Idaho Humane Society this week in Boise. The third annual “Friends for Life” spring break camp is hosting 26 kids, ages 7-14, from different schools to learn how to be a responsible pet owner. “We are able to teach kids about animal responsibility and safety,”…
Lawmakers also killed two education bills Tuesday.