Few visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget | Idaho

Few visits Idaho Falls to discuss proposed budget |  Idaho

Governor Brad Little is confident his historic proposed budget for Idaho will pass through the Idaho legislature, with a record surplus of nearly $2 billion and the largest funding proposal heading into Idaho’s education. “[Our crew and I]didn’t do this budget in a vacuum,” Little said. “We think my budget speed would be very helpful … Read more

Lawmakers aim to reject, replace Idaho education standards | Idaho News

Lawmakers aim to reject, replace Idaho education standards |  Idaho News

By Keith Ryder, Associated Press Boise, Idaho (AP) — A panel of Idaho legislators on Thursday introduced legislation to reject the math, science and English language standards currently in use to ensure that more than 300,000 K-12 students in Idaho meet specific standards and replace them with new ones. Supporters of the current standards say … Read more