Episode 21: The big topics in rural Idaho (and K-12 isn’t one of them)

This week, Kevin Richert sits down with “Idaho Reports” producer Seth Ogilvie to talk about rural economics and rural politics — and how it all intersects with Idaho K-12 policy.

Seth has been on the road this spring, working in Orofino, Payette and Rexburg to get a gauge on the dialogue this primary season. The takeaway: People are talking a lot about jobs, but they aren’t talking much about K-12.

To hear Kevin and Seth talk about that — and what it might mean — listen below:

Kevin Richert

Kevin Richert

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 "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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