The Secure Rural Schools program brought $7.2 million into Idaho schools in 2013-14. Rep. Mike Simpson supported an extension; Rep. Raul Labrador opposed it.
On Friday, the career ladder bill had the look of a done deal — and the ‘going-home bill’ that closes the 2015 legislative session.
The joint news release was issued Friday morning, as the House Education Committee started a crucial hearing on the teacher pay plan.
Reps. John Gannon and Phylis King say their plan would bring schools closer to pre-recession spending levels.