Idaho voters on Tuesday approved $92.7M in school bonds, levies; rejected three measures

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Idaho voters approved $92.7 million in school bond issues and levies Tuesday, Idaho EdNews reports, but three measures failed, including Idaho Falls’ $110 million bond issue. That measure was the largest and most controversial school measure on the ballot in Idaho on Tuesday, reports EdNews reporter Kevin Richert; it garnered 58 percent support, but that was short of the required 66-2/3 supermajority for a bond. The district had hoped to use the money to replace Idaho Falls High School and rebuild Skyline High School. Among other results: The other two measures to fail were a $7.5 million plant facilities levy in the Snake River School district, which got 55 percent support but fell short of the two-thirds requirement; and a $6 million bond issue in...

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