Penni Cyr http://boisestatepublicradio.org en Idaho Teachers’ Union Sees Big Membership Decline http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/idaho-teachers-union-sees-big-membership-decline <p>Union membership among Idaho teachers has dropped sharply in recent years. <a href="http://www.idahoednews.org/the-edge-blog/nea-confirms-drop-in-membership/" target="_blank">Idaho Education News reports</a> a 14.3 percent decline in Idaho Education Association (IEA) membership between the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 school years. That is compared to a 3.6 percent drop nationally.</p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 19:17:42 +0000 Adam Cotterell 29132 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Students Come First Repeal Tops Idaho Teachers Union Agenda http://boisestatepublicradio.org/post/students-come-first-repeal-tops-idaho-teachers-union-agenda <p>More than 400 teachers from throughout Idaho are in Boise Friday and Saturday. They&rsquo;re delegates to an assembly of the statewide teachers union. This is the 120<sup>th</sup> time the <a href="http://www.idahoea.org/" target="_blank">Idaho Education Association </a>has held this annual meeting. But&nbsp; this year is a little different.</p> Thu, 19 Apr 2012 23:53:22 +0000 Adam Cotterell 4527 at http://boisestatepublicradio.org Students Come First Repeal Tops Idaho Teachers Union Agenda