The IEA, ISBA, and IASA have issued a joint letter thanking everyone who helped defeat the private school voucher bill. Plus, K-12 budgets are headed to the Governor’s desk, but the debate over literacy tests could delay the end of the legislative session.
A joint letter from the Idaho Education Association, the Idaho School Boards Association, and the Idaho Association of School Administrators thanks the many groups and individuals who helped defeat HB 590, the private school voucher bill.
In a major victory for educators and public schools, Hb 590, the private school voucher bill, has been pulled by the Senate Education Committee and has effectively been defeated for this legislative session.
The Senate Education Committee has set a one hour time limit for their hearing next Wednesday on HB 590, the private school voucher bill.
Check out the IEA REPORTER podcast with Kari Overall for more information about HB 590 and private school vouchers, Plus, a bill that would limit bond elections.