IEA is Eager to Begin Work on K-12 Task Force

IEA President Kari Overall and longtime IEA member Marc Beitia have been named to the new K-12 task force unveiled by Gov. Brad Little. The “Our Kids, Idaho’s Future” task force is made up of 26 highly respected leaders from the education profession, business community, and legislative ranks. Overall is in her second year as…

2019 Legislative Recap

It was a lengthy and busy session for the Idaho legislature in 2019. At 95 days it was the third-longest session in state history and at various times was marked by harmony, confusion, and acrimony. In addition to an increase in Idaho’s minimum starting teacher salary, there were several bills put forward relating to public education,…