Idaho state superintendent requests $3M for tech spending

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

From Moscow to Dayton, 11 Idaho schools are only a few months into their technology pilot projects.

When lawmakers convene in Boise in January, they may have to decide whether to put more money into more such pilots without much evidence from the field. Lawmakers will face a $3 million request from Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna — money that could be used for more pilots.

But that’s only a request. Luna says $3 million might not be enough to satisfy lawmakers who want to fund a “considerable” classroom technology upgrade.

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