ST. LOUS COUNTY — Teachers in the Rockwood School District are calling on the School Board and Superintendent Mark Miles to protect them from “personal attacks and outright threats of violence” as the district grapples with backlash against its diversity and equity programs.
Idaho lawmakers found a solution to getting education budgets over the finish line: Cut $2.1 million from university budgets.
A new measure, House Bill 387, was negotiated among Republican lawmakers as they tried to quell fears from a faction of legislators over universities teaching about critical race theory and providing other social justice programs. The cut, along with a bill against critical race theory, helped garner enough votes in the House to approve education budgets.
Senators in a 25-8 vote on Tuesday supported the bill, which previously passed the House and will now need Gov. Brad Little’s signature. The