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WILDER, Idaho -- A former employee of an alternative school in Wilder has pleaded guilty to giving prescription pain medications to students.

The Idaho Press-Tribune reports Roberta Kondo of Nampa pleaded guilty Wednesday. Sentencing is set for Sept. 6.

Kondo was arrested on May 2 and was later indicted on a charge of delivery of a controlled substance with an enhancement of distributing it to a person under the age of 18.

She had been an educational assistant at the Canyon-Owyhee School Service Agency since October.

COSSA has nearly 1,400 students and is described as an alternative school for special education, including at risk students and gifted and talented students. It is affiliated with Homedale, Marsing, Notus, Parma, and Wilder school districts.

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