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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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How Idaho’s Gem Innovation Schools are keeping learning going during the COVID-19 shutdown

How Idaho’s Gem Innovation Schools are keeping learning going during the COVID-19 shutdown

Gem Prep Schools moved in a deliberate and intelligent fashion to transition its brick-and-mortar-based students to online learning. (Covid 19) Thomas B Fordham Institute | Published: 04/16/2020 | Author: Alan Gottlieb | Full Article ...
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Gem Prep adds high school classes

Gem Prep adds high school classes

Gem Prep: Pocatello will begin offering high school classes to grades 9 and 10 for the 2020-2021 school year. Gem Prep: Pocatello is the only charter high school in Pocatello, aside from online schools. Idaho Statesman Journal | Published: 04/15/2020 | Author: Kendra Evensen | Full Article ...
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Analysis: 5 Suggestions From Idaho Charter School Leaders as Their Rural Students Switch to Online Learning — and 2 Thoughts for the Future

Analysis: 5 Suggestions From Idaho Charter School Leaders as Their Rural Students Switch to Online Learning — and 2 Thoughts for the Future

Gem Innovation Schools has been operating Idaho’s highest-performing online school for nearly a decade and operates three brick-and-mortar locations as well. The 74 | Published: 03/30/2020 | Authors Kristin McCarver and Josh McCarty | Full Article ...
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