Week 1 in review

The first week of the 2012 Idaho Legislature has concluded. We’ll recap some of the week’s events, but first, here is a look ahead to early next week:

Many people have the day off, but the Idaho Legislature does meet on Martin Luther Ki…

The closer you look

Just one day after Gov. Butch Otter delivered his 2012 State of the State and budget message, it appears that instead of Idaho investing more in education, students and teachers may actually face a fourth straight year of cuts.

The governor’s…

Teacher shares real-world story

On January 4, The New York Times published a story about how many Idaho teachers are resisting new technology mandates passed by the 2011 Idaho Legislature. (The mandates are subject to a voter referendum in November 2012.) The Idaho Statesman reprin…