Kevin Richert is an award-winning journalist with 27 years of experience reporting on education and government. Most of his professional career has been spent in Idaho.
When school reopens on Sept. 9, all-day kindergarten should be in session, sports teams will be on the field and some staff jobs could be filled again.
The legislative panel has been assigned to study Internet options for schools and state agencies.
Staff jobs, all-day kindergarten and athletics hang in the balance, as voters decide the fate of a one-year, $995,000 levy.
State superintendent Sherri Ybarra is pushing to restore school funding to 2009 levels. That’s not good enough, says Troy teacher Renae Bafus.