A controversial private school voucher bill has passed the Idaho House and is heading to the Senate Education Committee. Check out our IEA REPORTER Podcast to find out why the IEA and other education groups oppose HB 590 and private school vouchers.
The 2018 IEA Delegate Assembly is just around the corning, April 20-21 in Boise. The annual IEA Awards will be presented at DA also.
The Idaho Education Association has launched my360, our exciting new online portal, where members now have unprecedented access to all the benefits of association membership right at their fingertips.
BYU-Idaho’s teacher education program is thriving, despite a general downturn in similar programs elsewhere. The IEA REPORTER talks with two members who got their start at BYU-I, and finds out from school officials how they are preparing the next generation of teachers.
Happy New Year! We hope your holiday break was rejuvenating and restful. With the beginning of a new legislative session and the 2017-2018 school year halfway over, we pause and reflect on what 2018 will have in store for us.
Several issues of importance to educators are likely to be at the forefront of discussion and debate during the 2018 Idaho legislative session. The IEA lobby team will once again advocate on behalf of our members and their students for policies that promote a strong and equitable public education system.