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.
Four candidates are from Idaho and the other is from Florida. The next round of interviews will be conducted on May 5, and the public can meet the finalists on May 8.
Former West Ada trustee Russell Joki had hoped to sue a laundry list of state officials and institutions over student fees. On Thursday, the Supreme Court rejected this bid.
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.
The linchpin of the state’s K-12 funding formula is a school’s average daily attendance. And sometimes, a one-year blip can make a big difference.
Secondary teachers who complete a summer training workshop and are certified by University of Idaho will be eligible to teach an introductory computer science course in the fall.
Students across Idaho are taking the SBAC test through May 26.
“We’ve got four years to protect and defend our vulnerable students,” said National Education Association President Lily Eskelen Garcia, who spoke to Idaho Education Association members Saturday.
This week’s briefs highlights a Boise teacher who was named a PBS Digital Innovator, STEM grants awarded to educators and an East Idaho science fair.