Raúl Labrador filed a lawsuit in June against ISBE for allegedly breaking open meeting laws in the University of Idaho’s acquisition of the University of Phoenix.
IDAHO, USA — The Idaho State Board of Education (ISBE) unanimously voted, after consultation with legal counsel, they did not break any open meeting laws during the May 15 executive session meeting.
The State Board of Education voted to approve the University of Idaho’s $550 million acquisition of the University of Phoenix the following May 18 meeting. Idaho Attorney General Raúl Labrador is moving forward with a lawsuit alleging the May 15 meeting led to the action executed three days later.
The lawsuit is asking to render the May 15 meeting void, and therefore block all action leading to the acquisition.
“Today, ISBE had an opportunity to simply cure a mistake and make a clear commitment to transparent governance. Instead, the Board neglected their duties and continued down a …