Nonini kills Cameron bill

The probable next-to-last week of the 2012 Idaho Legislature got off to a fast start today, with a special speaker in the education committees and the House chair’s move to kill a Senate bill to stop the raid on Idaho teacher salaries.

2012 I…

Week 9 in review

As expected, the Idaho Legislature’s Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee finished setting agency budgets today, which means it’s likely that the 2012 session will end on or about March 23. As Betsy Russell wrote at Eye on Boise, &ldquo…

Bill aims for transparency

The House Education Committee today agreed to print a bill from Rep. Brian Cronin (D-Boise) that aims to increase transparency of for-profit education management organizations operating in Idaho. It’s uncertain whether or when it might get a he…

Busy day in Senate Education

The Senate Education Committee had a full plate today, advancing several major bills and passing a joint memorial to condemn No Child Left Behind.

The committee passed H579, which  removes the sunset clause on a law passed five years ago which…