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1. Labor and Entitlements: Tie 50% of teacher and administrator performance evaluations to academic student growth. (Section 33-513)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
20.8%40
Conditional Support
40.6%78
Neutral
8.9%17
Nonsupport
29.7%57
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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2. Labor and Entitlements: Allow parent input on teacher evaluations. School district will determine manner of input and how much impact parent input will have. (Section 33-513)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
32.3%62
Conditional Support
28.1%54
Neutral
9.9%19
Nonsupport
29.7%57
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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3. Labor and Entitlements: Limits the scope of any court review on employee appeals. The court would only be able to review findings of fact and whether the Board acted in excess of its authority rather than starting an entire new case. (Section 33-513)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
54.3%102
Conditional Support
20.2%38
Neutral
17.0%32
Nonsupport
8.5%16
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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4. Labor and Entitlements: Replace teacher tenure with rolling two year contracts. Teachers who already have tenure will be grandfathered in. (Section 33-514)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
43.7%83
Conditional Support
28.9%55
Neutral
7.4%14
Nonsupport
20.0%38
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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5. Labor and Entitlements: The local education association (union) must show proof of membership of at least 50% of the professional employees of the district before negotiating on their behalf. (Section 33-514)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
56.8%108
Conditional Support
12.1%23
Neutral
17.4%33
Nonsupport
13.7%26
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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6. Labor and Entitlements: Move the deadline for issuing teacher contracts from mid/late May to July 1. This allows negotiations to be completed before issuing contracts. (Section 33-514)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
43.2%82
Conditional Support
22.6%43
Neutral
18.9%36
Nonsupport
15.3%29
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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7. Labor and Entitlements: Eliminate the 99% protection factor. These are the funds that are provided to schools based on last spring's enrollment even if the fall enrollment is down. (Section 33-515B and 33-1003)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
10.7%20
Conditional Support
16.0%30
Neutral
14.4%27
Nonsupport
58.8%110
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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8. Labor and Entitlements: Eliminate seniority as a criteria for reduction in force (RIF). The Board will have the ability to determine which employees to RIF. (Section 33-522)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
55.5%106
Conditional Support
22.0%42
Neutral
7.9%15
Nonsupport
14.7%28
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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9. Labor and Entitlements: Give building principals the authority to select staff at the school level. This assists principals in being accountable for the student growth in their schools. (Section 33-523)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
28.6%54
Conditional Support
24.3%46
Neutral
18.0%34
Nonsupport
29.1%55
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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10. Labor and Entitlements: Provide liability insurance options to teachers. Note: State law already requires all school districts to carry liability insurance for their employees and it is part of their property and liability insurance. (Section 33-524)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
30.7%58
Conditional Support
11.6%22
Neutral
33.9%64
Nonsupport
23.8%45
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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11. Labor and Entitlements: Limit collective bargaining to salaries and benefits. (Section 33-1271)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
50.0%94
Conditional Support
18.6%35
Neutral
11.7%22
Nonsupport
19.7%37
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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12. Labor and Entitlements: Collective bargaining agreements may not extend beyond the end of the state fiscal year. This provision will remove what is commonly known as the Evergreen Clause. (Sections 33-1271A and 33-1275)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
54.5%102
Conditional Support
14.4%27
Neutral
15.5%29
Nonsupport
15.5%29
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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13. Labor and Entitlements: Salary negotiations must be held in open meetings. (Section 33-1273A)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
36.3%69
Conditional Support
13.7%26
Neutral
14.7%28
Nonsupport
35.3%67
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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1. Modernization and Reform: State Department will publish a Fiscal Report Card for every school district. (Section 33-125)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
38.9%72
Conditional Support
27.0%50
Neutral
17.8%33
Nonsupport
16.2%30
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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2. Modernization and Reform: Master Agreements and Budgets must be posted online. (Section 33-357)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
57.5%107
Conditional Support
16.1%30
Neutral
14.5%27
Nonsupport
11.8%22
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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3. Modernization and Reform: Increase the student teacher ratio by 1.25% in FY2012 and by .75 in FY2013. (Section 33-1002)
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20
 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
13.4%25
Conditional Support
15.6%29
Neutral
9.7%18
Nonsupport
61.3%114
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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4. Modernization and Reform: Allows for severance payments to certificated employees that are laid off in the fall as part of a reduction in force (RIF). If the 99% allowance is passed, this will allow local boards to pay a severance to employees that are eliminated in a RIF if student enrollment drops in the fall. (Section 33-1002)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
28.3%52
Conditional Support
20.1%37
Neutral
19.0%35
Nonsupport
32.6%60
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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5. Modernization and Reform: Enact Fractional ADA. This provision provides for 2/3 ADA payment to the online provider and 1/3 ADA payment to the school district with three exceptions. 1. If the school district has contracted with an online provider then they keep the entire ADA and pay the provider the amount contracted for. 2. If the school district has one or more contracts in place, the home district pays the lesser of 2/3 of the contracted price. 3. School districts do not have to pay any fractional ADA if the online course represents an overload course for that student. (Section 33-1002A)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
14.9%27
Conditional Support
17.7%32
Neutral
20.4%37
Nonsupport
47.0%85
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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6. Modernization and Reform: Allow school districts to expand virtual education offerings. This provision refers to the use it or lose it provision for instructional staff. It increases the allowance from 5-15% but the funding must be used for online instructors. (Section 33-1004)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
24.0%43
Conditional Support
24.0%43
Neutral
17.3%31
Nonsupport
34.6%62
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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7. Modernization and Reform: Restore instructional salary grid to full funding. Funding for teachers has been frozen for two years. This provision will refund the grid over a three year period. (Section 33-1004A)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
52.7%98
Conditional Support
24.2%45
Neutral
10.8%20
Nonsupport
12.4%23
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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8. Modernization and Reform: Raise minimum teacher salary to $30,000. (Section 33-1004E)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
61.0%114
Conditional Support
20.9%39
Neutral
9.1%17
Nonsupport
9.1%17
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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9. Modernization and Reform: Implement a Pay for Performance plan. This is the plan that was previously agreed to by all education entities. It provides for increases in salary based on several criteria. Some of that criteria is established at the school district level and some at the state level. (Section 33-1004I)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
35.1%65
Conditional Support
27.0%50
Neutral
13.5%25
Nonsupport
24.3%45
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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10. Modernization and Reform: Provide funding for additional resources necessary for increased high school graduation requirements in math and science. (Section 33-1021)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
68.9%126
Conditional Support
19.7%36
Neutral
6.6%12
Nonsupport
4.9%9
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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11. Modernization and Reform: Invest in both hardware and software for Idaho's classrooms and teachers. This is the provision that would provide technology for every classroom in Idaho. (Section 33-1022)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
45.4%84
Conditional Support
29.2%54
Neutral
8.6%16
Nonsupport
16.8%31
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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12. Modernization and Reform: Pay for dual enrollment courses if students meet all state required graduation requirements by their senior year. (Section 33-1026)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
46.2%85
Conditional Support
26.1%48
Neutral
10.9%20
Nonsupport
16.8%31
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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13. Modernization and Reform: Require high school students to take six online credits before graduation. Classes may be taken anytime during the student's high school career. The school district will make this determination. It also allows for school districts to establish alternate routes for students who are unable to successfully complete an online course. (Section 33-1627)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
19.4%35
Conditional Support
23.9%43
Neutral
11.1%20
Nonsupport
45.6%82
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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14. Modernization and Reform: Students will have the flexibility to take any additional online course that has has been pre-approved by the local school district and the State Department of Education. These courses would be in addition to the six credits that the local school district has complete control over. (Section 33-1627)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
40.4%74
Conditional Support
19.7%36
Neutral
14.8%27
Nonsupport
25.1%46
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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15. Modernization and Reform: Fund one to one mobile computing devices beginning in the 9th grade, which the student can keep upon graduation. (Section 33-1627)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
14.7%27
Conditional Support
19.6%36
Neutral
9.8%18
Nonsupport
56.0%103
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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16. Modernization and Reform: Allow colleges and universities to authorize public charter high schools. These will be included in the six charter schools that are allowed to be authorized each year. There will not be an increase in the number allowed each year. (Section 33-5216)
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
Unconditional Support
16.4%30
Conditional Support
10.9%20
Neutral
25.1%46
Nonsupport
47.5%87
If your choice was conditional support, neutral, or nonsupport, please provide any alternatives you may have. Please also provide any comments or concerns.
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Page: General Question
1. Where did you gain your knowledge about the Students Come First plan? Check all that apply.
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 Response
Percent
Response
Count
ISBA Emails
89.9%169
ISBA Website
49.5%93
Karen's Capitol Notes
72.9%137
Students Come First Website
55.9%105
Teleconferences with Superintendent Luna
31.9%60
Presentations that were made to legislative committees
29.8%56
Superintendent
71.8%135
Fellow Board Member(s)
50.5%95
Teacher(s)
23.9%45
Media - Television, Radio, Newspaper
62.8%118
Own Research
54.8%103
Other
5.9%11

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