Monticello Montessori Charter, Peace Valley Charter, Bingham Academy and The Village Charter each received notices of fiscal concern Thursday.
The lieutenant governor questioned the Sun’s motives on Facebook for seeking a copy of public comments that will be used to inform a task force on public education.
Ken Glodo gave no reason for the decision, which accompanies a months-long probe into his charter school’s finances by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission.
Committee members catalogued stories of indoctrination in U.S. schools, wrote down their understandings of what critical race theory is and listened as hardline conservatives leveraged critiques against alleged left-leaning curricula.
The conclusion is inescapable: this task force is based on an accusation (indoctrination) unsupported by proof (no report, no video) or based on slight, doubtful, or irrelevant evidence.
On last week’s podcast, you heard from Gov. Brad Little, as he summed up the record-setting 2021 legislative session. For a counterpoint, Kevin Richert sits down this week with House Minority Leader Ilana Rubel, D-Boise. They talk about the session’s big education debates — including the failed federal early education grant bill, and the higher…