In other news, a Nampa student gets a hearing on a bill to give high-achieving students a more flexible high school schedule.
The state is recommending changes to the school’s financial practices, training for trustees and improved academic achievement.
Three months after leaving the union, former executive director Sue Wigdorski sent a scathing letter to the IEA’s board of directors. The IEA says the complaints against President Kari Overall are “unfounded and without merit.”
Fred Ball says he purchased modulars from Salt Lake Community College. He has not produced a bill of sale, yet his school paid him $16,000 for their purchase.
Idaho’s high school graduation rate topped the 80 percent mark in 2018. “The pace is accelerating,” state superintendent Sherri Ybarra said Thursday.
On Monday, Idaho’s new governor set the stage for the 2019 legislative session. But Brad Little also set several issues aside for another day. Or another year.