The bill is designed to keep ex-convicts from returning to public schools. Idaho’s Correction Department is concerned that this would apply to conventional and alternative schools alike.
The state Senate wants the Department of Commerce to seek unmanned drone research in Idaho — working with universities and the College of Western Idaho on the proposal.
It won’t be the evening session some people asked for — but will a late afternoon “listening session” give Idaho teachers and school officials better face time with lawmakers?
Education groups are continuing to haggle over a series of controversial collective bargaining bills — but both sides are also looking for backup from their membership.
INL contractor Battelle Energy Alliance says the $10,000 Extreme Classroom Makeover Grants are designed to encourage Idaho students to pursue high-tech careers.