The state’s plan for complying with a new federal law says schools will be measured by either student growth or proficiency — whichever’s higher.
The district’s emphasis on improving school security comes at the heels of the state’s creation of the Office of School Safety and Security’s Advisory Board.
An audit revealed additional carryover funds so teachers are demanding increased raises plus bonuses. Trustees agreed to only raises on Tuesday, continuing the impasse.
Hispanic families are becoming Idaho residents because of growing job opportunities and better educational programs for their children. Educators are adjusting to the growth.
The large East Idaho district outperformed others in the area and attributes its success to an emphasis on teacher training, student writing prompts and even video games.
A State Department analyst told a legislative committee reviewing Idaho’s funding formula that changing it would be “a particularly complex and potentially expensive endeavor.”