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Idaho Lawmakers Aim to Thwart Reform Referendum

By The Associated Press — April 05, 2011 1 min read

Facing the prospects of a referendum to recall their newly signed education laws, Idaho lawmakers began working on emergency legislation last week that would make the laws go into effect immediately. A group of parents and teachers union representatives have taken steps to launch a referendum to overturn the laws, which eliminate tenure for new teachers, restrict collective bargaining, and introduce merit pay.

A version of this article appeared in the April 06, 2011 edition of Education Week as Idaho Lawmakers Aim to Thwart Reform Referendum

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