The House State Affairs Committee called off Thursday’s scheduled hearing on House Joint Resolution 1, which would open the door for public funds to be used for private and parochial schools.
This highly questionable bill, which would allow for public funds to be funneled to private and religious schools, is scheduled for a hearing Thursday morning at 8:30 in the House State Affairs Committee.
The House Education Committee took another step toward establishing a committee to investigate restructuring Idaho’s funding formula for public education.
IEA President Penni Cyr joined KTVB (Channel 7, Boise) for an in-depth conversation about education on the public affairs program Viewpoint.
If HJR 1 passes, our tax dollars would end up funding private and religious schools that are completely unaccountable to state public education standards and laws.
Governor Butch Otter issued a news release today reiterating his education priorities, and told Idahoans to encourage their legislators to approve his public education budget request