Covid-19: Latest Developments and Resources

IEA Hotline—March 27, 2020 COVID-19: Latest Developments and Resources Since last Friday’s Hotline, we have seen the State Board of Education announce a “soft closure” of all public schools until at least April 20 and the Governor issue a 21-day “stay-at-home” order for the entire state. The Idaho Education Association has been at the forefront…

Teacher Pay and Property Taxes

As Americans, we have a long history of placing high value on education.  Thomas Jefferson spoke and wrote to great lengths about the importance of a public education system and the necessity of education to the success of a free society.  Our Idaho state constitution requires the legislature to establish and maintain a system of…