The 34-year educator will step down as superintendent and begin taking state retirement benefits, but he won’t be leaving the education profession entirely.
Documents obtained by Idaho Education News detail a range of past transactions at the high school that may have contributed to an ongoing outside investigation.
An accounting firm will search for “misuse or misappropriation of assets and cash” at both Bingham Academy and Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center, according to an agreement obtained by Idaho Education News.
The Lemhi County Sheriff’s office is investigating allegations that the Salmon School Board used taxpayer dollars to encourage voters to pass a $25.6 million bond issue, which failed Tuesday.
Firth High School principal Jeff Gee will take over as the district’s new superintendent on July 1.
Bonneville trustees approved an addendum to Shackett’s original separation agreement with the district. He’ll now leave the district in May instead of December.
Nearly 1,000 additional online students helped the remote district garner millions in state tax dollars, which are largely diverted to for-profit digital curriculum providers. These students perform well below their brick-and-mortar peers on standardized tests.
Candidates include the longtime former superintendent of a nearby school district, three East Idaho school administrators and a Wyoming middle school principal.
Scott Woolstenhulme will replace outgoing superintendent Chuck Shackett at the end of this school year.
The more than $300,000 will reimburse what the district lost to an email scam.
The state is recommending changes to the school’s financial practices, training for trustees and improved academic achievement.
Trustees have been mulling the change since December and could make a final decision during a school board meeting Wednesday night.
Fred Ball says he purchased modulars from Salt Lake Community College. He has not produced a bill of sale, yet his school paid him $16,000 for their purchase.
Tiffany Marie Petersen was charged in Bannock County on Wednesday with one count of rape of a child under 16 and lewd conduct against a child.