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It wasn’t billed as a debate, and it was short on disagreement. Gubernatorial candidates Brad Little and Tommy Ahlquist agreed on several education topics Wednesday afternoon, during a joint appearance at the Idaho Association of School Administrators’ conference in Boise, Idaho EdNews reports. Both said the state needs to keep boosting salaries in hopes of offsetting teacher shortages. Both said they were skeptical about school vouchers. Lamenting the rising costs of health insurance, both said a statewide or regional pool could provide cash-strapped school districts some financial relief. You can read a full report here from EdNews reporter Kevin Richert.
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Little, Ahlquist address Idaho school leaders; both back raising pay to offset teacher shortages