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New Charter School Wants To Join District

By Terry Smith From Idaho Mountain Express December 17, 2014 Blaine County’s new state-funded charter school, which opened in September, now wants to become part of the Blaine County School District. In a letter to the School District board of trustees, Syringa Mountain School Board Chair Greg Bloomfield wrote that state funding for charter schools more »

White Pine Plans For Ambitious Expansion

White Pine Charter School in Ammon has rolls of waiting lists for its elementary program, but it isn’t done growing. Eventually, White Pine would like to expand its current K-8 offering into a dual-track high school, where students may stay on a traditional education rout or choose a medical emphasis. The idea is to equip more »

Anser Charter School: Founders Cutlivate ‘Dream’ School

Anser Charter School in Boise was one of the first charter schools in the state, and in the more than 15 years since it opened it has become one of the most successful. Anser was an incubator for the Mathematical Thinking principles that have been adopted across the nation thanks to the new Common Core more »