Amid much confusion, the House Education Committee voted along party lines this morning to introduce a concurrent resolution repeating its earlier call for deleting portions of proposed school science standards, even though the Senate Education Committee already has voted to approve the standards – which means they’ll take effect. “It’s just a formality,” said committee Chair Julie VanOrden, R-Pingree. “It’s just codifying the fact that we rejected this rule in committee. … We have to send a concurrent resolution forward on it.” Rep. Lance Clow, R-Twin Falls, said, “Unless we have an agreement with the Senate to also concur in this, I don’t see why we’re doing this. If they already agreed not to reject the rule, I don’t see why we have to go through...
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Amid confusion, House Ed introduces 'futile' resolution rejecting portions of science standards