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.
Some districts are postponing the start of school to accommodate the viewing of the historic event.
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.