Legislature Still Playing Games with Education Budgets As the interminable 2021 legislative session passed the 100 day mark this week, the legislature continued its antics around education budgets and “straw man” arguments around the “indoctrination” of students. Lieutenant Governor Janice McGeachin is forming a task force to “investigate” the issue. And the House approved…

Stop HB 221 Next Week; Support Early Childhood Education

  IEA Hotline—March 12, 2021 Stop HB 221 Next Week; Support Early Childhood Education The Senate Education Committee will hold a hearing on HB 221, the ‘local certification” bill, next Thursday, March 18 at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Time. This legislation is the most extreme threat yet to minimum qualifications for being a teacher in Idaho.…