K-12 interim committee

Interim committee’s work isn’t finished

Unlike the governor’s task force, the interim committee made no recommendations. But committee co-chairmen said they expect members to craft bills for a 2014 legislative session that figures to be busy on education issues.

K-12 committee enters Schoolnet debate

After staging three meetings, the Legislature’s interim education committee adjourns for good without calling any votes or making any recommendations.

Durst skips final interim committee meeting

Sen. Branden Durst, who is splitting time between Boise and Washington state, left word he had a business meeting to attend and likely would not be with the committee on Tuesday.

K-12 interim committee live blog

The K-12 interim committee is in Boise today for a full day of hearings and presentations. Here’s our rundown.

Lawmakers plan another dive into data

A legislative interim committee — with a broad mission that encompasses all K-12 issues — will take a second look at computer systems designed to allow schools to track student performance.

Interim committee takes up labor laws

Although no action was taken, members reviewed data and testimony in hopes of crafting legislation during the 2014 session.

K-12 interim committee live blog

The K-12 interim committee held its second committee Wednesday; catch a recap at our live blog.

Analysis: The K-12 committee’s dive into data

Ten lawmakers heard an earful Thursday about the state’s student data collection systems. What will they do next?

K-12 interim committee: a live blog

The K-12 interim committee got down to business Thursday. Here’s a running blog from the meeting.

Durst splitting time between Idaho, Washington

Sen. Branden Durst, D-Boise, has been living part-time in Washington state, where his wife is teaching. Durst says he will attend Thursday’s meeting of a legislative interim committee assigned to study K-12 education issues.