2018 Idaho Legislature
Gov. Butch Otter’s higher education task force wraps up its work by rethinking the state’s much-touted — but elusive — college completion goal.
A statewide “digital campus.” Higher education funding based on student outcomes. Degrees based on subject mastery, not classroom hours. Here’s a closer look at the higher education task force’s wish list.
The state superintendent’s 2018-19 spending plan would add $113.6 million to the K-12 budget — but contains no new programs. Initial reactions are mixed.
Highlights from Sherri Ybarra’s 2018-19 budget blueprint: an additional $46.6 million for teacher salaries, pay hikes for administrators and classified staff and another request for a $300,000 rural school network.