Lorna Finman of Post Falls told lawmakers, “I am here today to wholeheartedly support Supt. Tom Luna's plan for students come first in Idaho. … We need to adapt and increase our level of education quality like never before if we are to adapt.” Finman, who's been active in promoting technology programs including robotics for school kids in North Idaho, shared the story of a formerly homeless North Idaho student who was given a laptop computer, and became a successful programmer and went on to attend MIT/Betsy Russell, Eye On Boise. More here.
- Student: Only classes 'not very effective'
- 'Time it takes to soft-boil an egg'
- So far, just 4 of 27 testifying support Luna's plan
- Testimony: 'We need to adapt'
- Testimony: Online classes, testing, class-size concerns
- 'We have to make the cuts -- it's simple math'
- Mom: 'Please don't give my son a laptop, send that money to his school'
- Testimony: 'Hold everyone accountable'
- Testimony begins at school funding hearing