The charter school’s move across across town in Idaho Falls is a step toward opening the doors to more poor and minority students.
Idaho Falls postpones its decision on a high school redesign project, an East Idaho credit union picks up the tab for unpaid school lunches and more than 20 schools and libraries get free drones.
Community interest and feedback from local leaders prompted the State Board to expedite the selection process on Wednesday.
Transforming EITC into the College of Eastern Idaho still carries a variety of academic, infrastructural and financial implications.
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.