HB 670 Hits a Wall

One of the few remaining bills on the House calendar this morning was HB 670a, Rep. Bob Nonini's bill to give $10 million a year in tax credits to individuals and corporations who donated money to be used as scholarships for K-12 private schools….

End game uncertain

After yesterday’s busy day in the House for education bills, today’s public action was concentrated into a House Education Committee meeting that ran just over 30 minutes first thing in the morning. H698, brought by Chairman Bob Nonini at…

The contortionists

Last year, the Idaho Legislature passed three hastily written education reform laws that take away teachers’ voices, base bonuses on standardized test scores, and start the privatization of public education. Idahoans will have a chance to overt…