Boise State University’s president said in an interview Thursday the controversy was caused, in part, by context and confusion.
Hundreds of Idahoans asked for a say on school academic standards. Starting Aug. 19, they’ll get their wish.
The unanimous vote came after a tense one-hour public comment period, when several charter school advocates scolded the commission for breaking the law and violating their trust.
The commission’s chair agrees with the attorney general’s conclusions, which represent yet another public rebuke of a commission that oversees most of Idaho’s charter schools.
The embattled charter school said it is “under no legal obligation” to obtain a conditional use permit. The city responded by digging in.
Coby Dennis will receive more than $177,000 in his new job heading the Boise School District. Meanwhile, embattled Blaine County Superintendent GwenCarol Holmes will receive a raise that bumps her salary above the $180,000 threshold.