Tag: Students Come First

They’re Freeeeeee

Filed in Uncategorized by on November 7, 2013 0 Comments

Mila Wood Revisiting props 1,2,3. Can I interest any of you in some unfunded mandates?? “They are freeeeeeee” Proposition 3: puts computers first, students and teachers last Proposition 3 is a largely unfunded state mandate that forces local schools to spend millions on expensive technology before they spend money reducing the size of overcrowded classes, […]

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Bad Idea Then, Bad Idea Now.

Filed in Uncategorized by on June 22, 2013 0 Comments

Last fall Idaho voters overwhelmingly defeated Students Come First, legislation that had been passed during the 2011 legislative session. One of the sticking points for many people was the merit pay, or pay-for-performance, that was to be awarded to teachers based on student preformance on assessments. With that in mind I have to wonder how […]

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