Russell Joki

Parents should determine what supplies to buy

Challenge paying school fees. Choose your own supplies. Support schools, yes, but do not be intimidated with fees and “official” school supply lists.

School fees are unfair, unconstitutional

For Idaho public education to demand fees to register for school or to participate in extra activities is yet another shackle that restrains the ability of Idaho’s poor to receive a quality education.

Parents are the state’s education heroes

Without support of parents — as classroom volunteers, legislative advocates, activity boosters, and levy voters — public schools would collapse.