Episode 23: A conversation about crisis and opportunity, with the IEA

This week, Idaho Education Association Executive Director Paul Stark and IEA President Layne McInelly join Kevin Richert for the podcast.

They talk about the fall school reopening during the current pandemic surge. They discuss the political pushback over education, and Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin’s education task force. And they talk about Idaho’s $1.4 billion surplus, and the opportunities it creates for K-12.

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About 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 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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