Survey looks at student plans

Idaho Education Association members recently got an email from IEA President Penni Cyr encouraging them to take a survey about how students decide what to do after high school. A parent survey is available, too. Please consider helping this worthwhil…

ESP bill pulled

Today was a good day for the classroom aides, janitors, bus drivers, and others who help Idaho schools run smoothly. Karen Echeverria of the Idaho Schools Boards Association asked Sen. John Goedde (R-Coeur d’Alene), chair of the Senate Educatio…

Sick leave bill advances

A bill to help laid-off educators protect their sick leave is one step away from the governor’s desk after the House Education Committee passed it this morning.

S1308, sponsored by Sen. Melinda Smyser (R-Parma) and supported by the Idaho Educ…

Idaho celebrates reading

Read Across America is a highlight on the National Education Association’s calendar, and Idaho has a special tie to the annual event. Penni Cyr, now Idaho Education Association President, chaired the NEA board’s advisory committee for Rea…