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Eye On Boise archive for June 2015


Goin' down the road... 

It’s getting hotter and hotter here, and fortunately for me, I’m headed off on vacation for the next week. I’ll be here and there, including some places that will be notably cooler than the 100-plus temps now predicted for Boise, though also some that may...

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Teacher salaries vary widely across state...

A review of teacher pay in Idaho reveals wide gaps between the highs and lows, writes Kevin Richert of Idaho Education News. Richert examines the reasons for the wide variance, and reports that the new five-year career ladder teacher pay plan may only accentuate it.…

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West Nile virus confirmed in Gem County mosquitoes

Mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Gem County, the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare reports; public health officials are reminding people to take precautions against mosquito bites. “Disease-carrying mosquitoes will be around now until a killing frost, so it is…

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TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015

Caldwell school trustees won't say why they removed superintendent, assistant from jobs, but they're staying on as consultants

School trustees in Caldwell are remaining mum on details about the recent removal of their superintendent and his assistant, despite criticism from residents. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that Caldwell school trustees refused to answer questions from the public regarding former Superintendent Tim Rosandick and Assistant...

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Ybarra makes another key hire from Mountain Home 

State schools Superintendent Sherri Ybarra is making another key hire from Mountain Home, reports Idaho EdNews, and this time it’s her former boss, Mountain Home school district Superintendent Tim McMurtrey. He’ll start as the state Department of Education’s performance officer/strategic planner on July 1, writes…

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