With Chairwoman Julie VanOrden controlling the swing vote, the House Education Committee voted to advance a private school scholarship bill Wednesday.Continue reading.
Today the Idaho House Education Committee approved legislation establishing a scholarship for families who need additional education alternatives to fit their child’s unique learning needs. House Bill 590 now heads to the House floor for further consideration. The bill would create the GEM (Guided Education Management) Scholarship and would provide a private scholarship option for students from low-income households... Continue reading.
The Idaho House Education Committee voted today to introduce legislation establishing the GEM Scholarship Act. The legislation establishes the GEM Scholarship to provide families of eligible elementary and secondary school students with new choices to pursue their child’s education. The legislation, which was introduced by Representative John Vander Woude (R – Nampa), allows families of eligible students to apply... Continue reading.