Controller’s office settles claim against Goicoechea

Dan Goicoechea, a former chief of staff for Controller Brandon Woolf, was fired this summer in the wake of a sexual harassment complaint. State superintendent Sherri Ybarra hired Goicoechea in August; he resigned in September.

Education news around Idaho

In this week’s briefs, a Marsing student won a statewide holiday contest and 307 classroom projects will be funded through Chevron.

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Coming this week: An in-depth look at life after high school

The state’s leaders want more of Idaho’s high school graduates to earn a college degree or finish job training. But the numbers aren’t moving. This week, Idaho Education News digs into the issue, and looks for solutions.

Paulette Jordan joins race for governor

State Rep. Paulette Jordan, D-Plummer, joined the gubernatorial race Thursday. She figures to face longtime Boise school trustee A.J. Balukoff in the May 15 Democratic primary.

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