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Wed., June 4, 2014, 4:37 p.m.

Today’s Top Post: Thayne seeks parental choice in curriculum

Sen. Steven Thayn is leading an effort to make parental choice in curriculum a Republican Party priority.


Sen. Steven Thayn, R-Emmett

Thayn, R-Emmett, has drafted a resolution on parental choice and rights, and last week, it passed the Gem County Republican Central Committee unanimously. Thayn and other Republicans will take the resolution to the GOP State Convention, which runs June 12-14 in Moscow.

Thayn’s Gem County resolution first heads to the convention’s resolution committee. If adopted there, convention delegates would decide whether to include the resolution in the GOP platform.

Thayn said he wrote the resolution in response to concern over the Common Core standards. Read more. Clark Corbin, IdahoEdNews

How much input do you believe parents should have in curriculum choice?

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.