Ninety-two of Idaho’s 115 school districts will collect nearly $214 million in supplemental levies this year. But the reliance on voter-approved levies raises nagging concerns about equity.
Ballot measures in both the Lake Pend Oreille and Swan Valley school districts don’t include language detailing a levy’s potential impact on local taxpayers.
The retired Boise State University president will receive $77,230 for the part-time post. University and public radio officials say the contract doesn’t tell the whole story.
The board chair acknowledged they may have violated Idaho’s open meeting law.
The State Board of Education ultimately decides whether or not the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence adequately prepares professionals to teach.