Increased state funding accompanies added savings for school districts and charter schools across Idaho.
The grant will give nearly 1,000 Idaho charter school children access to all-day kindergarten free of charge.
Trustees acknowledged on Tuesday that a recent closed-door decision violated Idaho’s open meeting law.
Since the career-ladder salary law went into effect, teacher salaries are up 17 percent, even 20 percent in some districts. Find out the salary increases in your district or charter.
Trustees announced a special meeting after EdNews filed a formal complaint with the Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office.
The board chair justified the process, saying, “This is the same process the board has followed for at least 16 years.”
Denial of a petition marked an unusual move by a commission recently encouraged to more “rigorously” vet proposals for new charter schools.
Tamara Baysinger didn’t say last week why she would abruptly step down after the holidays.