‘Tis the college football bowl season … so why not compare the strategies of football to the strategies of winning at education policymaking? The 2014 Legislature begins Monday, Jan. 6, with much at stake, including the overlap of an election year. A handful of education leaders have different roles and responsibilities during the season, or in this case, the session, and we have outlined a players’ program for you to follow. We’ve already seen signs of teamwork among this year’s players. Traditional rivals worked together on the Governor’s Task Force for Education to develop 20 recommendations. Those recommendations were the springboard for draft bills unveiled by Democrats, and the bills have bipartisan support/Jennifer Swindell, IdahoED News. Here's a breakdown of key players in 2014 Legislature.
Question: Do you think the Otter administration and Idaho Legislature will finally do right by public education this year?