Episode 10: What’s next for early education in Idaho?

When Idaho lawmakers left the Statehouse last month, they left a three-year, $6 million-a-year federal early education grant on the table.

What happens now? And what is the future of early education, in a state that has long resisted funding pre-K?

For answers, we sit down this week with Beth Oppenheimer, executive director of the Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children.

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Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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