Idaho Public TV screenshot

The Idaho House on Tuesday refused to approve a budget to pay school teachers because of a continuing dispute about the teaching of social justice issues.

Courtesy of Washington Department of Health

Governor Jay Inslee says Washington will follow President Joe Biden’s directive and prioritize teachers and childcare workers for Covid vaccinations.
Inslee issued a statement Tuesday afternoon that says the state is moving teachers and licensed childcare workers to the first tier of the 1-B coronavirus vaccination level.

Idaho Clarifies Who Will Get The Covid Vaccine Next

Jan 12, 2021
State of Idaho

Idaho state officials have announced which groups of people are next in line for coronavirus vaccines.

Governor Brad Little made the announcement on Tuesday.

Spokane Teachers Overwhelmingly Approve New Contract

Aug 30, 2018
Doug Nadvornick/SPR

Teachers in the Spokane School District overwhelmingly ratified a new contract Thursday night.

Spokane Education Association President Katy Henry says the new pact calls for an average raise of 14.3% for teachers. She says classified employees — those who aren’t teachers — will receive anywhere from 10-to-21% increases.

Spokane Teachers Pressure District For Pay Raises

Aug 23, 2018
Doug Nadvornick/SPR

School teachers seeking a pay raise took to the sidewalks in downtown Spokane today [Thursday]. It’s one week before the new school year starts and they’re in the middle of negotiations with the district over how to distribute millions in new money from the state.