Twin Falls vice principal and his wife started programs to support the district’s homeless population.
The new program caters to students with attendance problems, teens with children or high school students with daytime jobs.
Every student in Idaho must complete a senior project before they can graduate. It requires at least 40 hours of work and can put a strain on a student’s senior year. The process is designed to help students solve real-world problems or investigate their interests.
The Twin Falls School District Board of Trustees approved an emergency levy for $1.3 million in a special meeting on Monday. The full amount – $1,304,546 – is roughly 3 percent of the district’s $45 million budget. The levy will be used to hire six new para-educators, one half-time teacher, and to purchase additional supplies…
The district has started construction on two new elementary schools that will open in the fall of 2016. Construction on a middle school will begin this fall and open in 2017.