Kudos to Idaho Secretary of State Big Ben Ysursa who has filed suit in 4th District Court in an effort to force disclosure of the names of those who have donated more than $50 to a group called Education Voters of Idaho.
“The voters made it clear when they passed the Sunshine initiative, that public disclosure is an essential element of Idaho elections,” Ysursa said. “The citizens want to know where the money comes from and how it’s spent. My job is to enforce that law.”
He has also asked for reports from teacher organizations.
At issue are three propositions strongly opposed by teachers and the education community, but supported Tom Luna, Idaho public school superintendent. Luna’s education changes limit union bargaining power, promote teacher merit pay, and require online classes and student laptop computers.
Read John Miller’s AP STORY.
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