In Case You Missed It: Latest News Related to Charter Schools

Here's the latest news related to Idaho Charter Schools and the Embattled Public Charter School Commission

Twin Falls Times-News

Charter school shows academic improvement as advocates point to bias

The newest test results confirm that commission staff misrepresent data of schools they don't like, Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families ...


Our Press Release: Recent Data from SDE/SBOE Proves Petty Bias of Charter Commission Staff

Data recently released by the State Department of Education, paints a much different picture than the embattled Public Charter Commission staff claims. It is in the data where the real story is told, as SBOE combines multiple measures, like test scores, challenging demographics, and growth, to show academic progress. 

Petition by Charter School Families:The path to regain trust in the Idaho Public Charter School Commission begins with an independent investigation into possible malpractice.

Concerns long held within the Charter and Virtual School Community were recently confirmed in an illegal executive session. Join us in asking our leaders for an independent investigation of possible misconduct, so our schools can regain trust in the Idaho Public Charter School Commission. 

Sign your name here:

Post Register

Charter schools | News

Also, a couple of weeks ago the Idaho State Department of Education ... and Schools Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement.


Ontario Argus Observer

New charter school opens doors boasting a classical education for K-6

The charter school will emphasize a “classical education” model, ... The allotment was set by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission.

Teresa- Charter School Board Member Testimony "The recording I heard really wasn’t that surprising. I have heard the same disdain and condescension from you and your staff for many years."

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Or read transcript on our website.

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August 20, 2019

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Commission faces need to regain trust

BOISE – The net result of a special meeting held Thursday by the Idaho Public Charter School Commission seemed to be based upon the need ...


Idaho EdNews

Jerome 'unlikely' to oversee Heritage Academy

The Public Charter School Commission authorizes nearly three-fourths of Idaho's 56 charter schools. Appointed by the governor and legislative ...

Idaho EdNews

'You're part of my team:' Little addresses school administrators

Doubling Idaho's literacy line item doesn't fully reflect what schools spend ... Meanwhile, Little has defended the embattled charter commission, ...

Idaho State Journal

Blackfoot Charter Community Learning Center and Bingham Academy ...

A recent accomplishment of Bingham Academy which will be celebrated is its designation as Idaho's first high school, public or private, to be ...


Idaho Public Charter School Commission takes responsibility for ...

BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The Idaho Public Charter School commission has taken responsibility for violating Idaho's Open Meeting Law ...

Idaho Statesman

Public Charter School Commission admits to breaking law

Thursday's formal vote was quick and unanimous: The state Public Charter School Commission admitted it violated Idaho's open meeting law ...

Charter School Commission accepts Attorney General's report

BOISE, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - Update: 8-1 Idaho's Public Charter School Commission has unanimously voted to accept the recommendations of ...