A grassroots group is attacking the district’s claim that the measure won’t trigger a tax hike.
Bingham County detectives had been investigating the Aug. 27 incident, which occurred at the school and left another juvenile injured.
Administrators say alternative assignments will be provided to students concerned about a sexually charged passage in the book.
The prospect of banning a book in this East Idaho district fueled a social media firestorm this week.
A teacher at the school may be linked to the incident, though police aren’t yet providing details about the case, which is still under review.
One East Idaho school district wants all freshmen to have a free laptop. Another wants to float big-money bond issue later this month. Read these stories and others in this week’s East Idaho briefs package.
If a newly sworn-in trustee in the district has his way, the current plan to build a new junior high could soon be scrapped and replaced with a plan to build a $29 million elementary school instead.