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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.

Ybarra briefs Risch on safety plan

In response to an Idaho Education News public records request, the State Department said Ybarra submitted a $599 expense report to attend only part of an education reform summit in Washington, D.C.

Little announces transition team

Two prominent former educators are on the 16-member team: Pete Koehler, state superintendent Sherri Ybarra’s former chief deputy; and retired Twin Falls schools Superintendent Wiley Dobbs.