Plan withdrawn to enroll juvenile sex offenders in local schools
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare withdrew a controversial proposal Tuesday to enroll in the Mountain Home School District six students from the Sequal TSI juvenile sex offender secure treatment facility here.
The effort to place the students in the regular schools -- at Hacker Middle School, the junior high and the high school -- had been strongly resisted by Supt. Tim McMurtrey.
A look at what the proposal actually entailed and why the local school district was fighting so hard to prevent it is carried in this week's Mountain Home News.