For the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2013, FY 2014, the legislature appropriated the following dollars and percent of General Fund Revenues for education: $1.3 Billion or 47% for Public Schools, $236.5 Million or 8.5 % for College and Universities and $143 million or 5.1% for Other Education. An example of the several education bills passed in 2013 is:
H 65, It restores $30 Million of funding taken away with the repeal of Students Come First Laws making possible continuation of educational efforts such as; increasing the number of math and science teachers, improving professional development, maintaining dual credit courses, providing district budget flexibility, increasing teacher pay by unfreezing education credits on salary grid.
Please review the education bills and all 2013 legislative actions at www.idaho.legislature.gov. Your comments are always welcome on any issue at www.tomdayley21b.com or firstname.lastname@example.org