Pin It
Favorite

Best Reason to Go Back to Stone Tablets 

Tom Luna plugs into another high-tech controversy

Staff Pick

Less than a year after getting his knuckles rapped by voters, who rejected his so-called Luna Laws, Idaho Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna can't seem to stay away from controversy. In his eagerness to proselytize laptop-centered education, Luna hastily granted a five-year, $2.5 million deal with a Wi-Fi contractor (with an option to extend to 15 years). But Luna seemed to forget that the Idaho Legislature only gave him permission to craft a no more than one-year deal. Making matters worse, we learned that Luna received $6,000 in campaign funding from the winning bidder, Education Networks of America. It was later hinted that Luna might be in line for a top job with ENA, but both Luna and ENA denied the rumor. Oh, Tom. What would we ever do without you?

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)

Comments


Comments are closed.

© 2017 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation