One big reason for the savings: School districts have tapped into federal funds that were cut off during the Idaho Education Network contract dispute.
After stops in Alaska, the Idaho Legislature and Gov. Butch Otter’s office, Clete Edmunson tackles his next challenge as New Plymouth High School’s new principal.
A spokesman for state superintendent Sherri Ybarra downplays the June 30 letter from Gov. Butch Otter to State Board of Education members.
Idaho students pitch their ideas for improving the education system in Idaho.
Only 14 of 164 districts and charters are in complete state compliance for posting on their websites expenditures, contracts and strategic plans. At least 18 have posted none of those on their websites.
A former superintendent called the move a “travesty” and said she’d start an effort to recall some board members, who voided the contract because they said they believed it was approved when open meeting laws were violated.
Consul General of Japan recognizes staff and students in the West Ada School District for contributing to a “mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and the United States of America.”