BLACKFOOT, Idaho -- The Snake River School District after two days of public testimony adding up to about 14 hours must now decide whether to renew the contract of a longtime biology teacher.
About 150 people attended the six-hour hearing Monday concerning the future employment of longtime biology teacher Elaine Asmus.
The hearing was carried over from a Friday hearing that went eight hours. Both hearings ended after 11 p.m.
Officials previously opted not to renew Asmus' contract, but a due process hearing is required.
Meanwhile, some former students have rallied behind Asmus, a teacher in the district for 28 years.
The case is highly unusual because a formal complaint was filed against Asmus by another teacher who also is the wife of the superintendent of the eastern Idaho school district.