Episode 38: A topsy-turvy week for the State Board

It’s been quite the week for the State Board of Education.

The board floated an idea to crack down on bad teacher evaluation data — catching education leaders off guard.

The board endorsed, and then abandoned, a proposal to limit Idaho’s dual-credit program.

And the State Board decided to take a mulligan on process as well, amidst open meetings law questions.


This week’s “Extra Credit” podcasts sorts it all out.

And Kevin Richert and Clark Corbin will break down the evaluation data issue, and what it might mean for the teacher career ladder law.

Listen in and catch up.


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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