Tag Archives: Idaho School Boards Association

Teacher liability insurance provision could be altered by 2012 Legislature

School districts in Idaho provide liability insurance for their teachers. That is pretty much where the agreement ends, however, among legislators, Idaho school organizations, a school superintendent and an insurance provider. They differ on the intent and meaning of a liability … Continue reading

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Final piece of Luna’s education plan passes committee

The third and final part of state schools superintendent Tom Luna’s school reform plan passed the Senate Education Committee. The next step will be a full Senate vote, which is currently projected for early next week. The legislation passed the … Continue reading

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Senate panel could vote on education reforms Thursday

The Idaho Senate Education Committee is set to wrap up two weeks of testimony and questions Thursday on a school reform package from state schools chief Tom Luna, and could allow the plan to move forward for a full Senate … Continue reading

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Education stakeholders not swayed by changes to Luna’s plan

State schools chief Tom Luna says the changes to public schools reform plan show that hours of public hearings last week weren’t window dressing, but some of the top education groups across the state say they aren’t sure their positions … Continue reading

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Luna’s plan draws concern, support from education groups

Idaho teachers, led by the Idaho Education Association (IEA), have been vocal critics of public school reforms proposed by Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna. On Monday, the IEA was joined by other statewide education groups in offering criticism about … Continue reading

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Substitute teachers could be taken off state retirement plan

Substitute teachers in Idaho public schools could be taken off the Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI) under a proposal approved by a Senate panel Thursday. School board and administrators both support the legislation that would trim schools’ benefit … Continue reading

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BSU, school boards president want flexibility in spending state money

Two education leaders — Boise State University President Bob Kustra and Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA) President Wayne Freedman — told lawmakers Thursday that they’d like more flexibility and control in spending state education dollars during difficult economic conditions. They … Continue reading

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