Education Funding Gets a Boost

Legislative Recap: More Money, but Policy Decisions Raise Questions With relatively little disagreement, the Idaho legislature moved forward with funding for the second year of the Career Ladder teacher salary allocation plan during the 2016 session. Discretionary funding also received a boost and a number of specific initiatives were targeted for line item monies. However,…

Education Q & A with IEA Leaders

Education Perspectives: IEA President Penni Cyr and Idaho Teacher of the Year Melyssa Ferro For this edition of the IEA Reporter, we posed questions about critical education topics to two of Idaho’s top education experts—newly minted Teacher of the Year Melyssa Ferro and IEA President Penni Cyr. These two experienced professional educators share their thoughts…