The decline follows five years of increases under the state’s career ladder salary law.
Those who serve students in pre-K through 12th grade are now in the state’s priority vaccination group.
“Theater is all about expression and there’s only so much you can do through a screen,” said theater student Kelsie Putnam. “(Online class) sucks the life out of people.”
After a suicide attempt, Darren Thompson devoted himself to science and started on a path to becoming a “world class” mentor.
Districts are juggling staff to fill classrooms with adults and increasing pay for substitutes.
The ISBA will ask the Legislature to allow educators to move two rungs up the career ladder next year.
Boise School District trustees have a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday to discuss pandemic operations plans.
Arnold, like many other teachers in Idaho, has made adjustments to her teaching practices and environment since the pandemic began.
In other news, holiday contest deadlines are fast approaching and waivers for free student meals have been extended through the school year.
The State Department of Education also said it did not know when it will pay teachers who earned the premiums last year.