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Pro-reformers want to pull union ad shot at elementary school


A commercial opposing Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna’s controversial education reform measures in Idaho that was filmed at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Caldwell has drawn the ire of reform supporters, who maintain politics and public schools should not coincide, the Huffington Post reports. Three education reform propositions are the subject of a Nov. 6 recall bid. According to the Associated Press, they would limit collective bargaining rights for teachers, implement merit pay and eventually grant a laptop to every high school teacher and student. The 30-second ad filmed by teachers union Idaho Education Association urges voters to reject the measures, claiming they ignore teacher concerns. The Spokesman-Review reports the commercial also highlights how budget cuts have prompted teachers to “spend their own money on supplies for our kids.”

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