Idaho committee backs school broadband legislation
An Idaho Senate panel is backing legislation that will allow public school districts to obtain their own broadband contracts after abandoning the previous statewide model that was deemed illegal last spring. Ref. Source 5c.
Decision upcoming for the Pocatello mascot debate. POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) — The Board of Trustees for the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 met this morning to discuss the name change of Pocatello High School's Indian mascot. Members of the local community got the opportunity to speak on what impact the name has had on the community. Those who spoke included people who were in… Source 2v.
PCSD25 to resume 5-day in-person learning for all grades K-12 on March 1. During Tuesday evening's special meeting, the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25 Board of Trustees took action to resume a 5-day, in-person learning schedule for all grades K-12, beginning March 1, 2021, which marks the first day of the school year’s final trimester. Source 1l.
Idaho Senate OKs ‘nondiscrimination’ education legislation. The Idaho Senate on Monday approved legislation aimed at preventing public schools, charter schools and universities from "Indoctrinating" students through teaching critical race theory, which examines the ways in which race and racism influence American politics, culture and the law. Source 4f.