“The past two years have been nothing short of challenging, both financially and operationally,” Lewis-Clark President Cynthia Pemberton told legislative budget-writers Tuesday.
The House Education Committee will hold a public hearing on the bill Monday.
School sporting events were a focal point in Monday morning’s debate.
Committee members quizzed State Board of Education officials about school funding and the question of using an enrollment calculation to calculate funding, as opposed to an attendance-based formula.
The committee will resume discussing the enrollment vs. attendance question Thursday.
The House Education Committee and the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee held their organizational sessions Tuesday morning.
The session kicks off Monday, highlighted by Gov. Brad Little’s State of the State address.
In the midst of a pandemic that has killed more than 1,500 Idahoans, and in aftermath of Capitol Hill riots that left five people dead, the Idaho Legislature convenes Monday. And some Statehouse regulars are uneasy.
House Speaker Scott Bedke says legislators are bound to follow legislative rules and the Idaho Constitution.