Idaho high school students walk out to protest

March 02, 2011

Democracy Now’s interview with Jonny Saunders of Timberline High School in Boise, who explains why he led a walk out in his high school to protest the proposals of Idaho state schools chief Tom Luna and Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter to restrict teachers’ collective bargaining rights, impose merit pay linked to test scores, implement more online learning, and increase class sizes in the state.

For more on these wrongheaded proposals, see EdWeek and the Idaho Twin Falls Times-News.