By Dr. John M. Livingston | Medical Policy Adviser The overwhelming, incontrovertible scientific evidence demonstrates that we should absolutely reopen our schools for pre-K to 12th grade. Yet, the nation’s second-largest teachers union, the American
Idahoans should promptly tell lawmakers and Gov. Brad Little to reject a civil liability proposal that is expected to become the centerpiece of a special legislative session planned for the week of Aug. 24. The
When I was a sixth-grader, my teacher instructed the class to design an ideal city, with our only limitation being the power of our imaginations and the availability of color pencils. Untethered by reality or
Former BSU President Bob Kustra’s recent commentary spoke of “[t]aking back Idaho from its fringe politics.” Kustra took aim at legislators he deems extreme and the Idaho Freedom Foundation. Kustra’s examples of fringe politics included:
Here’s how Idaho can develop academically strong ELA and Mathematics Standards when it revises its current standards
By Sandra Stotsky, Professor Emerita, University of Arkansas Idaho can develop effective non-Common Core standards for mathematics and English/reading if its Legislature requires the development of K-12 standards in mathematics and in English/reading with the
The debate over mandatory masks is headed to school. That is, Central District Health will discuss an order Tuesday that would require Ada County students to don masks when schools reopen in a few weeks.
Parents have the right to decide how their kids are educated, and that includes decisions about masks, online courses, vaccines, Covid-testing, social distancing, or any other virus mitigation measures that might be part of the
Boise taxpayers delivered a clear, unmistakable message to Boise Mayor Lauren McLean and the city council at Tuesday night’s public hearing on next year’s budget: Stop spending and provide real property tax relief. On Tuesday
The Central District Health oversight board approved the mask mandate at its meeting Tuesday afternoon. Those who don’t comply with the order could be jailed for up to six months and fined no more than
The Central District Health oversight board has approved an order that requires all people in Ada County to don a face mask. Those who violate the order could face up to six months in jail
The Central District Health oversight board will meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss a county-wide mask mandate.
Former state health official: Central District Health not designed to issue mask mandates, business restrictions
By Steve West With Idaho’s public health authorities considering face mask mandates and further restrictions on business activity throughout Idaho, it’s well past time to examine who is making such decisions and their qualifications to