Community interest and feedback from local leaders prompted the State Board to expedite the selection process on Wednesday.
Bonneville County residents will soon have the chance to apply for the trustee spots, which could be filled by mid-July.
“It’s not a fun decision to make,” said Bonneville’s assistant superintendent Scott Woolstenhulme, “but I think we’ve done our best.” Hundreds of elementary and secondary kids will be relocated.
Like the widely adopted STEM approach to learning, South Fremont High School’s STEAM program emphasizes science, technology, engineering and math — but also throws art into the equation.
Transforming EITC into the College of Eastern Idaho still carries a variety of academic, infrastructural and financial implications.
Parents and students will have a chance to offer feedback via an online survey. Trustees will comb through the feedback and prepare to make a final decision regarding boundaries during a special board meeting on May 23.
Respondents stressed a variety of concerns, from choosing an appropriate location for the school to what to do with the existing Idaho Falls High School.