The elected officials went against recommendations from the superintendent and concerns from the teacher’s union.
INSIDE: Multiple confirmed cases at Glenns Ferry change reopening plans and Emmett to shut down for a day.
The two-year levies — worth $28 million in West Ada and $3 million in Middleton — had failed during Idaho’s vote-by-mail spring primary.
Voters rejected the two-year, $3 million levy during this spring’s primary.
The West Ada School District will run a $28 million supplemental levy in August — making use of a law many legislators want to change.
Union leaders filed a grievance this week, saying a May 11 board executive session was an act of bad faith.
The Canyon County district will be the largest in Idaho to adopt a four-day schedule.
The count of confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped to 42 on Saturday, up 11 cases from Friday’s count.
Originally, the district denied Ray Moore’s requests, provided him heavily redacted records or billed him more than $3,000 for the documents, the Idaho Press reported.