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At their annual fall meeting, lawmakers are likely to discuss everything from Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s request for money for legal fees to K-12 and higher education budgets.
Hospitalizations continue to drop from September’s pandemic peaks, and positive test rates dropped for the fourth successive week.
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“It is always wonderful to get back in the classroom – my natural habitat,” the state superintendent and former third-grade teacher said Tuesday.
Several other coronavirus metrics showed some signs of improvement last week.
But as a record coronavirus surge continues to swamp Idaho and its hospitals, is there reason to think the wave could break within weeks?
The wrongful termination lawsuit comes only nine days after trustees ended Rick MacLennan’s five-year tenure as college president, on a 3-2 vote.
The two resignations, effective immediately, come a week after some 200 protesters swarmed district headquarters, forcing trustees to cancel a discussion on pandemic protocols.
“The board does not want to see any disruption in the educational environment of our students,” board chair Jennifer Brumley said in an email to parents.