Idaho Content Standards Under Attack—Public Hearings Next Week

IEA Hotline—January 10, 2020 “Next verse, same as the first. A little bit louder and a little bit worse.” Extremist groups are once again targeting the Idaho Content Standards during this legislative session. The House Education Committee will be holding hearings with public comment opportunities next week. These hearings will once again be held during…

Sample Letter to Legislators

The Idaho legislature is convening its 2020 session, with many important issues of interest to professional educators and those who support public schools sure to be front and center. The voices of Idaho citizens, especially teachers and other educators, will be vital to ensuring that the interests of students and the education profession are supported.…

Schools Our Students Deserve: An Educator’s Perspective

This fall we asked members across the state to seize the opportunity to tell their story, sharing first-hand experiences about what our students need to reach their full academic, social, and emotional potential. Hundreds of you heeded our call. Thank you for elevating your voice. Together our voices clarified, amplified, and elevated the needs of…