The legislation would provide $850 to school districts for every full-time equivalent teacher. The local school board would have the final authority to determine who receives the awards and how much each teacher receives.
HB 504 would provide $15.9 million of what are being referred to as “premiums” to teachers around the state.
The House Revenue and Taxation Committee printed HB507 co-sponsored by Rep. John Vander Woude (R-Nampa) and Sen. Bob Nonini (R-Post Falls) that would provide $10 million in income tax credits for private school scholarships. The bill is similar to a measure that passed the House last year but did not make it through the Senate.…
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