The rural East Idaho school is down seven staff members and has tallied at least 60 students absences between those quarantined and out sick — with COVID-19 and other ailments.
The southeast Idaho district’s new superintendent is in charge of a virtual school that’s added thousands of students in recent years.
The settlement ends a yearslong case filed by a former student, who says the district failed to protect her from a school counselor who groomed her for a sexual relationship.
Alturas Preparatory Academy is months away from opening its doors for the first time — in a remodeled 73,000 square-foot former Sears department store.
Ken Glodo gave no reason for the decision, which accompanies a months-long probe into his charter school’s finances by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission.