The Supreme Court has never found a state compact void for not getting congressional approval under the Compact Clause. It’s a little difficult to imagine the courts would change their tune in this case.
Wayne Hoffman writes “It has to be made clear that transparency is an important obligation, especially given that K-12 education comprises more than half of the state budget.”
Besides investing in education, rural communities must explore partnerships with local industries.
The state superintendent makes a mistake by assuming she was elected to represent the views and wishes of educators. The superintendent, as with other state constitutional officers, is elected to represent the taxpayers and the education system as a whole.
Work remains to be done, but Idaho is “making significant progress in addressing the most critical challenges facing education,” says Gov. Butch Otter.
Renae Bafus’ letter to Superintendent Sherri Ybarra was shared hundreds of times on social media with many calling for a response from the schools’ chief.