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Luna Presents 2015 School Budgets
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna is proposing a 6.9 percent budget increase to Idaho's public school funding for 2015, the largest spending increase he's proposed in his nearly eight-year tenure.
Luna Will Bring Back Merit Pay in 2013 Legislature
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public schools chief Tom Luna plans to ask the 2013 Idaho Legislature to adopt another pay-for-performance program for teachers, saying he doesn't believe voters' rejection of merit pay last week is any indication they want to return to the old way of compensating…
Teachers Will Still Get Merit Pay
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho teachers will still get about $38 million in merit-pay bonuses this year, despite voters' rejection of public schools chief Tom Luna's education overhaul. The Idaho attorney general says the failure at the polls shouldn't affect the payout...
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KTVB reports that its likely that all three of Tom Luna's education overhaul initiatives will fail after Idaho's vote count is completed later today.
That means "Students Come First" could be overturned in a rare, statewide referendum.