Lured by the added money, dozens of adults have applied to be substitutes in Nampa and Kuna, and they are willing to sub the “notoriously” difficult days of Mondays and Fridays.
Todd Knight told lawmakers: Tests like the ISAT are too high stakes, have unclear questions, and “don’t foster a love of learning, nor do they nurture a growth mindset.”
Sen. Julie VanOrden, R-Pingree, is a former chairwoman of the House Education Committee who served three terms in the Idaho House of Representatives, until she was defeated in the 2018 Republican primary election.
The governor wants to use the money to bankroll his proposed teacher bonuses, a portion of educator salary raises and more.
About half of the cases focused on inappropriate or sexual conduct with students, a new state report shows.
Plans to be unveiled during upcoming legislative session that convenes in January.