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Fri., March 15, 2013, 10:39 a.m.

House backs open teacher negotiations, sends bill to governor’s desk

A rare consensus bill to revive a piece of the voter-rejected “Students Come First” laws – a measure backed by both the Idaho Education Association and the Idaho School Boards Association to reinstate a requirement that teacher negotiations be conducted in open meetings – has won final legislative passage. The House approved SB 1098 on a unanimous, 61-0 vote; it now heads to the governor’s desk.




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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