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.
The school district recently floated a variety of multimillion-dollar options aimed at absorbing Ammon’s dizzying growth, but the problem is handling the influx of kids in the meantime.
Just five patrons showed up Thursday night in Idaho Falls to voice concerns about the state’s embattled K-12 science standards. But their stance was clear.
Sixteen juniors traveled to a nearby district to take the college-entrance exam, but the tests weren’t available so they returned home — untested.
About 75 parents, patrons and teachers turned out for a two-hour meeting at Sandcreek Middle School Tuesday to provide feedback and ask questions about a variety of multimillion-dollar options aimed at curbing the problem — and to see if the district will turn to local taxpayers to help fund the fix.
School administrators say they already avoid publicly advocating for bond issues or levies, and that the Nampa Republican’s bill could strangle efforts to share basic information with patrons prior to already-strapped elections.
He served as the East Idaho district’s leader for 21 years and has spent 46 years as an educator.
Ever-changing interest rates and uncertain growth make it difficult to say how much patrons could pay if a looming $100 million bond passes.