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All about 'employability': Medical, technical charter schools populate Idaho workforce

Two West Ada School District charter schools teach what students need to learn in their fields and also how be on time, have a work ethic and be part of teams.

Education

Boise School Bond supporters rally at City Hall with Mayor Bieter

A group nearly 200 strong gathered in front of Boise City Hall Saturday to rally support for the $172.5 million Boise school bond that goes before voters on Tuesday. Mayor Dave Bieter and other advocates addressed the crowd in support of the bond that would replace aging and unsafe schools. The bond would also expand some existing buildings to relieve overcrowding.

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What Boise schools will get for $172.5 million

Two new elementary schools and an expanded high school are among the first construction projects that will be undertaken by the Boise School District. The plan features major construction, expansion and remodeling for 22 schools, and maintenance and other projects for 26 others.

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Technical charter school provides dedicated paths for programmers, designers and engineers

Meridian Technical Charter School enrolls no more than 200 students each year in classes that cater to computer science, information technology, programing and web design. The school has an above average go-on rate as students are able to take college credit and gain internship experience before graduation.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Technical charter school provides dedicated paths for programmers, designers and engineers 2:39

Technical charter school provides dedicated paths for programmers, designers and engineers

Medical charter school provides a head start into medicine for focused students 3:02

Medical charter school provides a head start into medicine for focused students

Caldwell High robotics team takes engineering skills to world championships 2:41

Caldwell High robotics team takes engineering skills to world championships

Caldwell schools are bringing preschool into the classroom 2:21

Caldwell schools are bringing preschool into the classroom