PSC Chair, IEA Member Kathy Davis Weighs in on “Indoctrination”

Veteran educator, IEA member, and current Chair of Idaho’s Professional Standards Commission, Kathy Davis, joined us to share her thoughts on the furor over “indoctrination” of Idaho students. From failing to pass education budgets to HB 377 to the Lieutenant Governor’s task force, unfounded accusations that teachers are forcing students to learn “leftist agendas”, socialism,…

The New McCarthyists

Some of Idaho’s legislators are reenacting a dark and sinister time in American history, putting on a display of silly politics at the expense of public education. This time, instead of federal bureaucrats, teachers are the target of a wild goose chase. During the 1950s Senator Joseph McCarthy led performative investigative hearings to fetter out…