Technological glitches left parents and staffers locked out of a virtual meeting to discuss Boise’s 2020-21 plans. Here’s what happened.
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Coronavirus cases, July 31, 2020 Infogram Two coronavirus trends continued over the past week. Idaho again reported its deadliest week of the outbreak. Meanwhile, new cases dropped slightly — both statewide and in the coronavirus hotspots of Ada and Canyon counties. Since Saturday, 43 Idahoans have died from COVID-19, up from 28 deaths the previous…
Rita Soltesz’s last day at the West Ada district was Friday. Her departure comes days after she posted a Facebook comment with racial and sexual overtones, directed at Boise Mayor Lauren McLean.
Face-to-face classes will begin Aug. 31. The fall semester will end a week early and Northwest Nazarene University will allow students who leave the Nampa campus for Thanksgiving break to complete fall classes online.
The Central District Health order will extend to public schools, including the West Ada and Boise districts, Boise State University and the College of Western Idaho’s Ada County campus.
Kevin Richert joins Scott Leadingham of Northwest Public Broadcasting in Spokane, Wash., to talk about the hot Idaho education topics of the summer.
“If we don’t stop this trend in Ada County, Boise is going to become the next Seattle and Ada is going to become the next King County,” the new state Republican Party chairman told Nicole Foy of the Idaho Statesman.
Idaho reported its deadliest week in the coronavirus outbreak, but the state’s rapid increase in new cases showed some signs of leveling.
Chief U.S. District Judge David Nye said he will expedite a ruling on the transgender athletics ban before fall sports tryouts begin, Nathan Brown of the Idaho Falls Post Register reported Wednesday.