Ten Idaho delegates attend balanced budget convention

Idaho state Rep. Sage Dixon, seated center, huddles with other members of the Idaho Legislature’s delegation to a balanced budget planning convention at the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Tuesday. Lawmakers from 19 states are trying to develop a plan in Arizona this week for carrying out a growing, but unlikely, national effort to amend the Constitution to require a balanced U.S. budget. The plan is to add an amendment through a convention, a long-shot effort that has never been successfully done. (AP Photo/Bob Christie)

BOISE— Idaho has sent 10 lawmakers to a planning meeting in Arizona to debate details for carrying out a growing national effort to amend the Constitution to require a balanced U.S. budget

School enrollment steady in I.F.

The official numbers won’t be released until November, but preliminary weekly reports show that enrollment in local schools is steady and growing. That’s important because student enrollment is one of many factors taken into account when the State Department of Education distributes funding to local schools.

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