Friday, November 9, 2012

School board to discuss propositions

Dual Immersion and Mileposts on agenda for Tuesday meeting

Express Staff Writer

The Blaine County School District board of trustees will talk about the district Dual Immersion program, Mileposts software and what happens next with the downfall of Propositions 1, 2 and 3 at its next regular board meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 13.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the district office, 118 W. Bullion St. in Hailey.

According to the agenda, Superintendent Lonnie Barber will discuss survey results regarding options for the district’s Dual Immersion program. The district is currently considering changes to the program. One option includes consolidating all south valley K-5 Dual Immersion classes at Woodside Elementary School in Hailey.

Barber is also scheduled to talk about Mileposts, an educational software program developed by the school district and now being marketed by Silverback Learning Solutions, a Boise company founded by former district Superintendent Jim Lewis.

What now happens in education with the defeat Tuesday of the Propositions 1, 2 and 3 education reforms is also listed as a topic in Barber’s report to the school board.

A complete agenda is available at the district website,

Terry Smith:


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