Pocatello-Chubbuck School District

Doctors ask Idaho Falls trustees to require masks in elementary schools

Recommending masks doesn’t go far enough, 14 area doctors say.

Idaho coronavirus update, 4.14.20: Little poised to extend restrictions

In other news, a large Eastern Idaho school district is closing its doors for the year.

Pocatello-Chubbuck approves new high school boundaries

Trustees unanimously approved an option that differed in three ways from a previously considered plan.

Pocatello-Chubbuck boundary committee yields two new options

The committee discussed a handful of proposals from three recently formed focus groups Thursday night.

Pocatello-Chubbuck tables high school boundary change

Trustees said they hope to use extra community input to carve up new boundaries by early March. The original target date was Jan. 11. 

Open enrollment fuels school-boundary tug-of-war

Pocatello-Chubbuck leaders consider enforcing boundaries to balance enrollment and socioeconomic disparities among the district’s three high schools.

Pocatello-Chubbuck patrons split over boundary-change prospect

The proposal to carve up new school boundaries and end a popular open-enrollment policy has spurred a tug of war for land in the Pocatello-Chubbuck School District.

Pocatello-Chubbuck patrons push back at prospect of nixing ‘school of choice’ policy

The change could force over 1,000 students to relocate to a different high school within the district.

Pocatello could drop ‘school of choice’ enrollment policy

For now, Pocatello students can choose which high school they attend. A citizens’ committee has recommended rescinding this policy, according to the Idaho State Journal.

Pocatello-Chubbuck emphasizes four-year learning plans

East Idaho’s largest district is an outlier when it comes to creating and annually reviewing four-year student-learning plans. How does it work? And how much is it helping?