Task Force Sets Meeting Dates

The Task Force for Improving Education (previously known as the Governor’s Task Force) has confirmed they will be holding a series of community forums across the state during the month of April. “This is a chance for parents, teachers, and other concerned citizens to share their education reform ideas, “ said Penni Cyr, IEA President…

Hold Lawmakers Accountable

Teachers are a resilient lot; it’s a hallmark of our profession and a key to long-term success in the classroom. This quality has come in handy the past few years, which have been turbulent with respect to education policy. Educators have found themselves in a political tug of war—at once trying to teach our children…

Summary of Prop 1 Replacement Bills

This legislative session is gearing up to look a lot like 2011. You might remember that year…Superintendent Tom Luna brought forward three pieces of legislation touted as “education reform.” Ignoring public outcry, the legislation was signed into law. In November of this past year, more than 370,000 Idahoans soundly rejected each of those laws. Now,…