The state superintendent candidate claims Wilder High’s graduation rate is much higher than reported by the State Department of Education.
The two Republican candidates for state superintendent combined to raise only $8,600 in the second half of 2017. Meanwhile, Democrats are still searching for a candidate of their own.
Chuck Zimmerly sent an email to superintendents seeking campaign support just three hours after Ybarra told Idaho EdNews she was holding off on launching her re-election bid in order to focus on her job.
State Supt. Sherri Ybarra had not updated her election website since 2014 — until Idaho EdNews pointed out misleading information on Wednesday. Her answer was she’s not yet launched a campaign.
Last week’s school election results seem to square with what Idahoans had to say in a Boise State University survey in December.
At least 46 of Idaho’s 115 school districts will seek bond issues, plant facilities levies or supplemental levies on March 14. Idaho Education News and Boise State Public Radio partnered to produce this series — Financing the Future — on how the statewide elections will affect students, communities and taxpayers.