An Office of Performance Evaluations survey painted a grim picture of teacher morale. After listening to an overview Thursday, senators had pointed questions for the surveyors.
State schools superintendent Tom Luna talked to reporters Thursday about his budget proposal — and whether teachers should carry guns in school. Here’s what he had to say.
Let the record be clear: Rep. Linden Bateman is really serious about handwriting. And pretty darned good at the craft, too. On Tuesday morning, the House Education Committee introduced the Idaho Falls Republican’s proposal requiring elementary schools to teach cursive handwriting. Later that afternoon, Bateman stopped by the Statehouse press bullpen for a little impromptu…
The state does not have the money to erase several years of university funding inequity in one year, a spokesman for Gov. Butch Otter said Monday evening. In his budget presentation Monday, Boise State University President Bob Kustra appealed to the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee to find the “equity” money, intended to cover enrollment increases. The…
Michelle Exstrom, education program director with the National Conference of State Legislatures in Denver, spoke to the Senate Education Committee Monday afternoon after teacher turnover.
Boise State president Bob Kustra says the price of college is not so high that it turns students away. He also said BSU’s student demographic has changed in the past decade.