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Kevin Richert

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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.

DeVos’ top deputy to tour Idaho schools Monday

The U.S. Department of Education’s top deputy will tour two Treasure Valley schools Monday. From 9 to 9:45 a.m., Mitchell Zais is slated to tour One Stone, an independent, tuition-free high school in Downtown Boise. From 1 to 2 p.m., he will tour Elevate Academy, a new Caldwell charter school that offers career-technical education programs…