Free college classes in high school. More college scholarships. More college and career counselors. But Idaho still struggles to convince high school graduates to continue their education. Why? Day one of a four-day series.
Educators in East Idaho’s biggest district met Tuesday with lawmakers to discuss a variety of educational outcomes and requests ahead of the 2018 legislative session.
Dan Goicoechea, a former chief of staff for Controller Brandon Woolf, was fired this summer in the wake of a sexual harassment complaint. State superintendent Sherri Ybarra hired Goicoechea in August; he resigned in September.
Nearly 80 percent of voters supported a $37.2 million measure to construct two new elementary schools and make districtwide upgrades.
In this week’s briefs, a Marsing student won a statewide holiday contest and 307 classroom projects will be funded through Chevron.
The Republican governor teased out proposals that are expected to dominate his final State of the State address.
The change could force over 1,000 students to relocate to a different high school within the district.
When the Legislature approves new science standards, Idaho will need to develop or buy a test aligned to those standards.