Members of the House State Affairs Committee printed a bill on Tuesday, sponsored by Rep. Janet Trujillo (R-Idaho Falls), that is essentially a parents’ bill of rights.
Governor Butch Otter addressed multiple education topics during his Tuesday morning session with the Idaho Press Club.
Currently, only Idaho school teachers are required to bargain in public.
the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) that is responsible for building the test all students in grades 3-11 will be expected to take, beginning next year.
The House voted 34-31 today to pass a bill that would enable every legislator to honor a teacher from their district with a $500 bonus and a customized award certificate.
The moderate Republican from Caldwell serves on the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee along with the Agricultural Affairs Committee and the Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee.