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Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, a group of citizens seeking to repeal that state’s new education laws that ended tenure, prevented collective bargaining and tied pay and bonuses to student success, has collected enough signatures for a referendum.

Michael Lanza, head of Idahoans for Responsible Education Reform, said the number of signatures shows public sentiment.

“The fact that we far surpassed our goals is a powerful statement about public dissatisfaction,” he said.

 

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