Voices

Lawmakers Should Prioritize Protecting Taxpayers and Empowering Teachers

Future legislation should restore educators’ autonomy over decisions about who gets access to their personal contact information.

Expanding Education Choice is a Win-Win for Idaho Policymakers

With so much support for increasing access to alternative public education models, why not make private schools more accessible as well?

Let’s make a deal: Is it Launch vs. savings accounts?

Holding Launch hostage isn’t even good politics for privatization legislators.

Families stymied as Idaho committee shuts down ed choice debate

House Bill 447 would have allowed parents to take a tax credit to help offset the cost of educational expenses outside the public school system.

Investing in Idaho’s forestry workforce

Like many Idaho businesses, without a stable workforce, forestry’s tremendous impact on our state’s economy is at risk.

For Sunshine Week, consider creating an open government ombudsman

Strong open government laws are critical to a well-functioning republic and ensuring public accountability. 

One of these education programs is just like the other

When Launch was up for discussion last year, legislators were split.

Students will not come to Idaho if SB 1357 passes

If the proposed legislation on Idaho Senate Bill No. 1357 passes this 2024 legislative session, the sole person, Julia Keleher, that brought me to the state of Idaho would be terminated.