JFAC Budget: Full Funding for Career Ladder, Discretionary Increase to Cover Health Insurance

Full funding of year three of the career ladder had been identified as the top funding priority by virtually every person or entity involved in Idaho’s K-12 education budgeting process, so it did not come as a major surprise when the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee approved a budget that includes a $69.1 million increase in allocations for teacher compensation.