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Teacher Fires Back At Luna
An English teacher in Canyon County is firing back at Idaho school superintendent tom Luna over a controversial memo.  Luna sent a memo to school administrators last week that warned of possible teacher ethics violations for school-based efforts to recall Luna and his education overhaul laws...
Education Reform Recall Effort Making “Progress”
A group seeking to overturn Idaho's new education reform laws has more than half the signatures needed to put the issue on the November 2012 ballot. That's according to Mike Lanza, who heads Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform and says nearly 30,000 signatures have been collected on …
Luna To Bring Legislative Tour To Twin Falls
Public schools chief Tom Luna is kicking off his post-legislative tour in Boise, where his education reform package dominated the 2011 Idaho Legislature.      Luna is expected to make six stops, starting on Monday in the state's capital city...
JFAC Approves Education Budget
For the third year in a row, the public education budget will decrease, but State School Superintendent, Tom Luna, says that this year's cut will be a relief for most districts.  State departments across Idaho have been taking drastic budget cuts during this legislative session.  Luna says schools h…
Third Ed-Reform Bill Approved By Senate Committee
Lawmakers are advancing the third piece of a plan to reform Idaho's public schools, with legislation to boost technology in the classroom. The Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 to approve the bill yesterday, with supporters convinced they need to restructure how Idaho's scarce education…
Education Protests Planned Today
Foes of Idaho’s education reform plan have announced that today will be a day of protest. More the a dozen rallies are planned around Idaho in Twin Falls, Kimberly, Pocatello, Moscow, Post Falls, Blackfoot, Driggs, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Buhl, Cassia, Ada, and Blaine counties.
Boise woman: Recall Luna
A retired secretary who worked at Mountain Home Air Force Base for 22 years is attempting to fly an idea that has never succeeded in Idaho history.  Nancy Berto, is hoping to recall  Idaho Superintendent Tom Luna. Berto has attended protests against Luna’s three big educati…
Top Story Podcast 3/7/11: Throwing Money At Unions
Top Story Podcast 3/7/11: First hour - Get rid of the wealth! That will fix all our problems. Just ask Michael Moore. Also, Randy Stapilus with the Idaho Legislative Update. Second hour: Throwing money at education in Idaho...is it the same as throwing money toward the union
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Education Reform Battle Continues
The battle over education reform in Idaho will continue this week. The House of Representatives is set to possibly send two of the three bills attached to Superintendent Tom Luna's plan to the governor's desk.

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