State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra presented her budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year to the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee (JFAC) Thursday morning. Ybarra requested a 6.8% increase in general fund monies in fiscal year 2019, which translates to more than $113 million in new funding for Idaho’s rapidly growing public school…
The Idaho Education Association has launched my360, our exciting new online portal, where members now have unprecedented access to all the benefits of association membership right at their fingertips.
BYU-Idaho’s teacher education program is thriving, despite a general downturn in similar programs elsewhere. The IEA REPORTER talks with two members who got their start at BYU-I, and finds out from school officials how they are preparing the next generation of teachers.
Happy New Year! We hope your holiday break was rejuvenating and restful. With the beginning of a new legislative session and the 2017-2018 school year halfway over, we pause and reflect on what 2018 will have in store for us.