2014 Legislature

Following the leadership premium dollars

How are districts spending $15.8 million in teacher leadership premiums? Here’s a closer look.

Otter signs final K-12 bills

As far as public education is concerned, the 2014 legislative session is history. Gov. Butch Otter signed the final three K-12 bills on his desk Friday.

Otter signs final K-12 budgets

Topping the list is the teacher pay bill, which provides teachers a 1 percent raise, $15.8 million in leadership “premiums,” and a boost in starting salary.

Lawmakers partially fulfill task force goals

A closer look at what’s been done — and what needs to be done — on the 20 recommendations from Gov. Butch Otter’s education task force.

Otter signs pieces of the K-12 budget

Still sitting on Gov. Butch Otter’s desk: a bill to provide teachers a 1 percent raise and $15.8 million in leadership premiums. Otter has until April 4 to act on the bill.

Live chat: Recapping the 2014 Legislature

Join Kevin Richert and the Idaho Statesman’s Dan Popkey and Zach Kyle, as they recap the 2014 Legislature.

Day 74 at the #idleg, Storified

Day 74 at the Idaho Legislature turned out to be the final day of the 2014 session. Here’s a chronicle, 140 characters at a time.

Session ends with a flurry of activity

Several key K-12 education bills passed on the final day of the 2014 legislative session.

An anatomy of the 2014 session

Do you have questions from the just-concluded 2014 session? We have answers.

Legislative endgame: The live blog

The Legislature appears poised to adjourn the 2014 session Thursday. Here’s a chronology of the action on several important K-12 spending issues.