Episode 206: Statewide School Closure Extended Through the End of the Year — With A Caveat

Welcome to episode 206 of the Extra Credit podcast.

This week the State Board of Education made the historic decision to close schools through the end of the academic year. But there is a catch. Local school leaders will be able to attempt to re-open if they meet a list of forthcoming criteria and get approval from local public health officials.

Plus, an existential crisis looms over Idaho’s vacant college campuses. Co-host Kevin Richert breaks down the uncertainty universities are facing.

Be sure to check back next week for another new episode of Extra Credit.

Clark Corbin

About Clark Corbin

Reporter Clark Corbin has covered Idaho government and education for more than a decade. He’s followed every legislative session, gavel-to-gavel, since 2011. Clark is a co-host of the Extra Credit podcast with Kevin Richert published on Fridays. You can follow him on Twitter: @clarkcorbin. He can be reached by email at [email protected]

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