The K-12 funding bill that includes allocations for the Career Ladder, discretionary funding and other items critical to public schools is still making its way through the legislature.
Rewrites of what was originally HB 0264 are continuing, and legislation setting unreasonable hurdles for local associations to be able to bargain with their districts could still receive a hearing.
which would prohibit school districts from using public funds to campaign for or against bonds and levies. The bill would also impose criminal charges against district officials who cross an arbitrary line regarding voter information.
The bill that would have led to significant changes in the collective bargaining authorization process was pulled from the House Education Committee agenda Monday morning.
The IEA urges you to contact members of the House Education Committee THIS WEEKEND and tell them to VOTE NO on H0264,which will be heard Monday morning.
The committee also heard remarks from one of the profession’s best and brightest, as Galaviz shared context about her upbringing in North Idaho, keys to her professional practice at Garfield Elementary in Boise, and guidance for the legislature as they contemplate education issues.