The new building will allow the K-6 charter to expand enrollment from 180 elementary students to 580 K-12 students by 2022. The students will largely be pulled from traditional public schools in Pocatello and Chubbuck.
The district’s maintenance and operations director says the plan to build a new elementary school and fund other structural upgrades will likely cost millions of dollars more than previously anticipated.
Eric Lords could be stripped of his Idaho administrator’s license after admitting that he used school credit and debit cards to buy a range of personal items.
West Jefferson’s school board voted to move forward toward a $3 million baseball complex behind the guidance of a convicted felon with a history of investment scams.
A forensic audit details unexplained payments to charter director Fred Ball and his son’s band.
The Blackfoot Planning and Zoning Commission’s reluctance to grant conditional use permits has ignited uncertainty over where hundreds of K-12 students will go to school next year.
Nearly 100 patrons met at Skyline High School to provide input on a 10-year master plan to update the district’s aging infrastructure.
In order to comply with state requirements, the two schools will be governed separately.
Patrons can provide ideas at a “State Of Our Schools” meeting next Wednesday. It’s the second public meeting on the issue.
Ten Teton freshmen left class for the school’s front doors at 1:30 p.m. Monday to hoist signs displaying support for the school’s “Redskins” mascot.
One change has fueled “confusion galore” and “distrust” among some educators, said a superintendent at Wednesday’s post-legislative briefing in Idaho Falls.
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.