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News roundup, 1.20.21: Inauguration Day

Boise students spoke out for action on climate change and the Statehouse remained peaceful on the morning of Inauguration Day.

White House coronavirus task force recommends moving some Idaho schools online

The report says increasing COVID cases among 12- to 17-year-olds suggest outbreaks might be related to school openings in 10 Idaho counties.

Middleton wants to write its own reopening metrics

Trustees also postponed the start of school by three weeks. In other news, more counties are under mask mandates.

No fall sports in the Mountain West: coronavirus news roundup, 8.10.20

In other news, Central District Health did not change schools’ rankings in coronavirus risk categories this week.

Almost 15 percent of Idaho students lack access to broadband, SDE survey says

Ybarra cited the surveys as the State Board weighs how to spend Idaho’s stimulus funds and sets policy for the future of education amid a pandemic.