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Kevin Richert

About Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert's blog provides up-to-date analysis and coverage of Idaho education policy and the politics of education in Idaho. Kevin has written for Idaho Education News since its launch in January 2013. The award-winning journalist has 30 years of reporting and editing experience in Idaho, covering public policy at the state, local and federal levels.

Boosters pushed for Staben’s ouster

The boosters — members and former presidents of the Vandal Scholarship Fund — aired their grievances on May 14. Eleven days later, University of Idaho President Chuck Staben was on his way out the door.

New lawsuit challenges student fees

Former state Supreme Court justice and gubernatorial candidate Robert Huntley is heading back to court — again challenging the constitutionality of student fees.