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Eye On Boise archive for June 2, 2009


Longer session led to fewer new laws... 

This year's legislative session , at 117 days, was the second-longest in state history, but resulted in the enactment of only 338 bills - the lowest number in the past 10 years. The highest number of bills enacted into law in the past 10 years…

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Developing new school standards - again 

A decade-plus process that involved more than 375 volunteers putting in 35,000 volunteer hours, statewide public hearings, and lots more resulted in Idaho's current "content standards" for public schools, which define what kids are supposed to learn in each grade, kindergarten through high school, in…

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