I want to see public schools be a place free from discrimination or where one-sided, politicized curriculum is coerced on children’s impressionable minds.
It is my stated intention, not to prove the legitimacy of any one perspective, but to prove the necessity of access to all perspectives.
It seems that Idaho lawmakers are intentionally dismantling public education through underfunding of schools, canceling the voices of professional educators, and extremist grandstanding.
Let’s support and move our students forward, not stifle or downgrade the educational processes through fear and false accusations to push a political agenda.
As a teacher, it is my job to present facts to students and have them critically analyze the content. I encourage discussions and inquiry that are backed by evidence.
This letter to the Idaho House of Representatives was signed by nearly 100 members of Idaho Business for Education, a business group working to strengthen education in Idaho.
Idaho must do better — because the future of our children should not be determined like a lottery ticket. Luck or which district you live in should not have anything to do with it.
We do not support public tax dollars funding institutions that have no accountability to taxpayers, citizens, parents, or the Legislature.
Idaho’s residents and elected officials know better than to believe the misinformation being shared by naysayers.
It gives every student the ability to receive an individualized education, regardless of where they go to school.