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Gem Prep Schools at top of State's ISAT Proficiency List

Gem Prep Schools at top of State’s ISAT Proficiency List

"Once again, charter schools have dominated the state’s top-10 list when it comes to standardized test performance – this time on the Idaho Standards Achievement Test." Idaho Ed News | Published: 10/21/2022 | Author: Carly Flandro | Full Article ...
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Groundbreaking held for new charter school in Twin Falls

Groundbreaking held for new charter school in Twin Falls

A new charter school is coming to Twin Falls, and on Wednesday, they officially broke ground on their new campus. KMVT News Channel 11 | Published: 10/12/2022 | Author: News Staff | Full Article ...
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Idaho Charter Schools 25 Years: The Best is Yet to Come

Idaho Charter Schools 25 Years: The Best is Yet to Come

"Over the last decade Idaho’s overall K-12 enrollment has grown by about 55,000 students, almost 20% of that new enrollment (10,422 students) has been in the state’s public charter schools. Most importantly, this growth has been quality growth. Idaho public charter schools are perennially top performers on the state’s literacy assessments, the state’s achievement tests, and on the SAT." Charterfolk.org ...
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Gem Prep middle school math teacher crowned Miss Idaho 2022!

Gem Prep middle school math teacher crowned Miss Idaho 2022!

"Jensen has a new and exciting role this year. This proud math teacher is also Miss Idaho 2022. Jensen was just crowned in June and it was a dream come true for her. She will compete at Miss America in December. " KTVB | Published: 07/24/2022 | Author: Maggie O'Mara | Full Article ...
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GPO highlighted by The Learning Accelerator team

GPO highlighted by The Learning Accelerator team

TLA is excited to announce the expansion of our selection of school profiles to include virtual and hybrid schools. Working alongside schools with established virtual and hybrid learning models, TLA documented best practices from innovative schools like The Forest School Online, VLACS, Map Academy, and Gem Prep Online. Stay tuned as we launch more virtual and hybrid school profiles on ...
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Gem Prep schools at the top for reading proficiency

Gem Prep schools at the top for reading proficiency

Top achievers: Two Gem Prep schools rank at the top 10 districts and charters for reading proficiency based on the spring 2022 IRI scores. Idaho Ed News | Published: 07/06/2022 | Author: Kevin Richert | Full Article ...
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Statewide virtual school launches small group learning societies

Statewide virtual school launches small group learning societies

Students grades K-5 across the state of Idaho can now enroll in Gem Prep: Online and join a one-of-a-kind educational experience called a Learning Society. Instead of taking their online classes at home they will join other students in one centralized location in their community such as a church, rec center or another family’s home. Forbes | Published: 06/13/2022 | ...
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Three Pocatello students represent Idaho in national history competition

Three Pocatello students represent Idaho in national history competition

Three local eighth graders will represent Idaho at the National History Day competition, which will be hosted virtually. Lydia Knapp, Carter Johnson and Isaac Robinson — all students at Gem Prep Charter School in Chubbuck — spent all year engaged in a program that focuses on historical research, interpretation and creative expression. Idaho State Journal | Published: 05/17/2022 | Author: ...
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