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SR: Give $$$ Back To Idaho Schools

The Idaho Legislature began slashing education funding in 2009, but it did set aside money to establish the Idaho Education Network, a plan to link all high schools to broadband Internet services. Now that the state has pulled the plug and the $60 million contract has been terminated, lawmakers should ponder this question: What if they had just sent state dollars to local school districts instead?/Spokesman-Review Editorial Board. More here.

Question: Am I the only one who would like to see a full-scale investigation re: who's to blame -- and who benefitted -- by the Idaho Education Network fiasco?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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