As an organization that represents more than 250 business leaders across our state, Idaho Business for Education believes that public education is essential for Idaho’s economic prosperity and quality of life.
The Boise State professor may survive behavior that would have landed him in the unemployment line if he were in the private sector.
The question is do policymakers have the vision to see how these investments can transform Idaho and will they grab this historic opportunity?
They must make hard and difficult decisions on how to reopen their schools. Their decision is made only harder when people ignore the science and the health experts, leading to the surge we see now.