Education Bills: Where Are They?

The legislature continues to churn its way toward final adjournment on Tuesday with an agreement on transportation funding being the main hold up. All of the important public school bills have been dealt with by both the House and the Senate. Only a few education bills still await the Governor’s signature. Here is a short…

Governor Otter Signs Career Ladder Legislation

Representatives of the education stakeholders joined Governor Otter, Supt. Sherri Ybarra, House Speaker Scott Bedke (R-Oakley), House Education Chair Rep. Reed DeMordaunt (R-Eagle), Senate Education Chair Dean Mortimer (R-Idaho Falls), Rep. Julie VanOrden (R-Pingree), Rep. Ilana Rubel (D-Boise), and Sen’s. Janie Ward-Engelking (D-Boise) and Cherie Buckner-Webb (D-Boise) in a bill signing ceremony on Thursday. IEA…