Education: Teachers content, but shortage to worsen

by Judy Ferro Teachers in 60 Washington school districts have voted for one-day strikes at a time when Idaho teachers are sounding more content than they have for years. It’s no wonder that Idaho educators are grateful for the remarkable support that Idahoans have shown for schools this year. Last week voters in 14 school …

Education: About Charter schools and Teach for America

While Teach for America has been Idaho’s biggest educational issue this month, a Washington State court delivered a bombshell by declaring charter schools against their state constitution, one with wording very much like Idaho’s. December 12th, Judge Jean Rietschel of the Superior Court for King County ruled the use of state funds for charter schools …