Idaho is implementing reforms to phase out teacher tenure and provide merit pay. Web Link
"Through this plan, we are going to attract and retain more quality teachers in Idaho by offering a 2-year contract, increased pay and the opportunity to earn bonuses," said Rep. Bob Nonini (R-Coeur D'Alene).
Predictably, the teacher response was to hold hands, stand around the state capitol, play music, chant slogans and carry signs. Web Link