There’s plenty on the line for education next week.
First, on Tuesday, 12 school districts will seek $261.4 million in bond issues and levies.
Then, on Thursday, lawmakers will return to the Statehouse for a special session. Gov. Brad Little wants a $410 million permanent increase in education spending, along with $500 million in tax credits and more than $150 million a year in income tax cuts.
To break all of this down — and look at the bigger picture of building schools in a time of high inflation and high growth — Kevin Richert interviews Quinn Perry, deputy director of the Idaho School Boards Association.
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- Episode 64: Meet new Idaho EdNews reporter Carly Flandro
- Episode 63: A crucial election in Coeur d’Alene (Guest: Coeur d’Alene district Superintendent Shon Hocker)