Hundreds of teachers are waiting to find out if they have earned the $4,000-per-year premiums.
The 2021 Legislature still needs to approve the plan to fund an additional 15 residencies.
It’s unclear how much state superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s lawyer has received. Former attorney general and lieutenant governor David Leroy has a contract worth up to $200,000.
The board continued to hold a two-hour meeting Monday, even though its live Facebook video stream failed. The stream was the only method available for the public to watch the meeting.
Kurt Liebich had served on Little’s K-12 task force. This marks the second time Little has found a State Board appointee from his task force — bypassing more than three dozen applicants who turned in paperwork months earlier.
More than 6,000 college students will get a share of Idaho’s Opportunity Scholarship money this fall, up nearly 50 percent from a year ago. Some qualified students still are missing out.
The shorthanded board will meet Wednesday afternoon to hire a new University of Idaho athletic director.
First, the federal money will start rolling in. Then, by 2020, the state will need to turn in a plan for measuring success.