Luna dodges levy question

State Superintendent Tom Luna offered little new information in an encore budget presentation to the House Education Committee today, but he dodged a question about the school levy requests that many Idaho voters will be asked to approve this spring….

It’s fiddling time

This November, Idaho voters will have a chance to overturn the three harmful education laws passed last year by voting No on Propositions 1, 2, and 3. But the State Department of Education and its allies in the Statehouse and beyond today introduced …

Week 5 in review

The 2012 Idaho Legislature entered its second month this week. For education, it was a week of several significant bills moving forward, including:

S1297, the bill cutting classified employee grievance rights, was introduced and will have a hearing…

Luna and the levies

State Superintendent Tom Luna is staying above the fray regarding the March 13 school levies being run in many Idaho districts … or is he? In a story published today on IdahoStatesman.com, the former Nampa School Board member apparently told t…

Bill targets ESP rights

The Idaho Education Association is preparing to fight a bill brought by the Idaho School Boards Association that would truncate the appeals process for classified employees who file grievances.

Karen Echeverria of the ISBA brought the legislation, …