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Virtual Schools Posts Best Reading Scores in State

Virtual Schools Posts Best Reading Scores in State

Gem Prep: Online (GPO) students ranked highest in the state on the 2021 Spring Idaho Reading Indicator, outperforming the state average by 30 percentage points. In a year that saw declines in education success across our state and nation, these virtual students thrived. BLUUM | Published: 07/22/2021 | Author: Shay Angelo | Full Article ...
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New Charter School in Twin Falls

New Charter School in Twin Falls

A new charter school plans on opening up in Twin Falls and hopes to be running by the 2023-2024 school year. The school called Gem Prep is taking information from people who may be interested in the services. KEZJ.COM Radio; Townsquare Media | Published: 07/15/2021 | Author: Courtney Salmon | Full Article ...
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GEM PREP EDUCATOR EARNS IDAHO NEW SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP TO LAUNCH SCHOOL IN TWIN FALLS

GEM PREP EDUCATOR EARNS IDAHO NEW SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP TO LAUNCH SCHOOL IN TWIN FALLS

Educator Adam Bruno is not new to Gem Prep’s mission and their commitment to Idaho scholars. He is currently a Secondary Social Studies teacher at Gem Prep: Nampa, and as an Idaho New School Fellow, is working with the Gem Prep leadership team and Bluum to launch a Gem Prep school in Twin Falls in 2023. Bluum | Published: 06/16/2021 ...
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Vacated Sears store may reopen as a public school

Vacated Sears store may reopen as a public school

Mall owners have hit on a new way to fill gaping holes left by failed department stores and other departing big-box tenants: hosting public schools in need of more space. Wall Street Journal | Published: 05/04/2021 | Author: Esther Fung | Full Article ...
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9th Graders working on bachelors degrees

9th Graders working on bachelors degrees

Three Gem Prep: Pocatello 9th graders are on track to complete bachelor degrees just after high school graduation. Channel 8, Pocatello | Published: 03/02/2021 | Author: Cole Sams | Full Article ...
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Gem Prep: Online prepares for Zoom graduation

Gem Prep: Online prepares for Zoom graduation

Gem Prep: Online Zoom graduation in light of Covid19. Local News 8, Pocatello | Published: 05/14/2020 | Author: Kendra Evensen | Full Article ...
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Public charter schools show the rest of us how to go above and beyond

Public charter schools show the rest of us how to go above and beyond

Gem Prep quickly adapted to the reality of online learning in light of Covid; GIS provided wifi to families in need. (Covid 19) Washington Examiner | Published: 5/10/2020 | Author: Nina Rees | Full Article ...
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To Reopen, America Needs Laboratory Schools

To Reopen, America Needs Laboratory Schools

Schools must build flexible academic systems that can accommodate such transitions. (Covid 19) | Getting Smart | Published: 05/07/2020 | Authors: Eric Tucker and Erin Mote | Full Article ...
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