For the past four years, Karlynn Laraway has worked as the State Department of Education’s director of assessment and accountability.
The documents — a flashpoint in the legal fight between Ybarra, the Legislature and the State Board — instead are designed to show why Ybarra believed her office was under political siege.
In the month since the state began relaxing a historic stay-at-home order, the rate of spread of the coronavirus has remained more or less stable.
The state Republican Party chairman is legal counsel for two Idaho State University student-athletes who want the courts to uphold Idaho’s new law.
Idaho has reported about 20 new cases per day since Saturday — after a one-day spike of more than 100 new cases Friday.
A majority of parents surveyed said they will pursue online education or home-schooling in the fall. And among teachers surveyed, about one in five said they don’t plan to stay on the job next year.
On Friday, Idaho reported its largest one-day increase in coronavirus cases in more than a month. But overall, the numbers are a mixed bag.
“At this time, the university is prepared to meet the needs of our students without accessing these federal funds,” BYU-Idaho officials said in an email, obtained by East Idaho News.
That surprising surge of interest could translate into record turnout for a primary — if voters actually turn in their ballots.
Scott Phillips began work Monday as policy and communications chief at the Idaho Department of Lands, after 18 months at the State Department of Education.