In the wake of the Executive Order banning Muslims and refugees from seven countries, National Education Association President Lily Eskelsen Garcia issued a statement condemning the action.
The Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy has released its annual report which shows that despite recent investments in public education by the legislature, Idaho is still lagging behind pre-recession levels.
There were no major surprises as State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra presented her FY-2018 budget request to the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee Thursday.
The process of building the K-12 public education budget takes another step forward Thursday morning when State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra addresses the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee.
Professional educators, parents and many others interested in protecting public schools from the privatization and voucher push that would come with a confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary are having their voices heard.
Idaho State Board of Education President Emma Atchley told the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee on Monday that they are supportive of the Career Ladder, and are encouraging the legislature to fully fund year three of Idaho’s teacher salary allocation plan.