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Otter Vetoes Bible-In-Schools Bill

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Idaho Education News

Gov. Butch Otter issued his first vetoes of the year Tuesday afternoon, killing the closely watched Bible-in-schools bill.

In vetoing the bill, Otter aligned with Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, who had warned that the bill would violate the Idaho Constitution. While Otter and Wasden have publicly sparred in recent days over the demise of the Idaho Education Network contract, Otter echoed Wasden’s concerns over the Bible bill.

Read this entire story from Idaho Education News here.

Clark Corbin is an education reporter with Idaho Education News, a non-profit news source focused on education policy in Idaho.