IEA Praises 2022 Legislative Successes for Students, Public Schools and Educators

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 28, 2022   The 2022 Idaho legislative session provided the best outcomes for Idaho students, public schools and educators in recent memory. Lawmakers’ support of Gov. Brad Little’s recommendations for increasing education spending, funding for literacy and kindergarten, and better pay and benefits for educators, among other legislative action, sets Idaho’s…

130th IEA Anniversary – Interview with Jim Shackleford

On the Idaho Education Association’s 130th anniversary today, we wanted to get the perspective of Jim Shackleford, a former long-time IEA executive director of IEA (1992-2008) and patriarch of the modern IEA, about the milestone’s significance. Here’s what he had to say:     Why is 130 years of the IEA important?  The significance of the…