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Idaho House and Senate Education Committee members, from right, Rep. Cindy Agidius, Rep. Ron Mendive, Sen. Bob Nonini Rep. Lance Clow, listen to testimony during a “listening session” on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013 in Boise. Of the roughly 200 people who attended the hearing in the Capitol’s auditorium, many who spoke urged rejection of several pending bills seeking to give school boards more power when negotiating with teacher unions. On Nov. 6, voters dumped similar laws that were part of public schools chief Tom Luna’s “Students Come First” overhaul.

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