Education Reform

Court Rules on Nonprofit Donor Case
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge ruled that a nonprofit group must disclose donors who financed more than $200,000 in campaign ads touting public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul. Late Monday, Fourth District Judge Michael Wetherell ruled in favor of Secretary of State Ben Ysursa, w…
Now to Fund School Computers after State Reaches Deal
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Now that state officials have signed a $180 million deal to put laptops in the hands of high school students, the task facing lawmakers will be finding the money to pay for it. State leaders on Tuesday announced the eight-year contract with Hewlett-Packard Co...
State Lawmakers Make Changes To Idaho Education Reform Law
It was a busy day for education at the statehouse Monday.  A measure clarifying when parents will start to play a role in the evaluation of their child's teacher has cleared the Idaho Legislature.  Meanwhile, over in the senate, senators voted in favor of deleting a portion of Idaho&a…
Voters Will Get A Say On Luna Plan

It's official: Voters will weigh in on Idaho's new education laws next year. On Monday the Idaho Secretary of State's office issued official certificates placing the three referendums on the November 2012 ballot. Last week, a group of parents and teachers who want to overturn the new laws championed…