Episode 57: An inflection point in the school safety debate

The May 24 mass shooting at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school has refocused a national discussion over school safety and gun control.

Mike Munger works on these issues on a daily basis. He’s the manager of the state’s School Safety and Security Program, which reviews safety protocols and procedures at Idaho’s public schools.

This week, Munger joins Kevin Richert to talk about Uvalde, the national debate — and the roles all Idahoans can play in keeping their schools safe.

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  • Episode 56: What’s the state of early education in Idaho? (Guest: Beth Oppenheimer, Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children)
  • Episode 55: Breaking down the wild GOP primaries (Guests, Clark Corbin, Idaho Capital Sun; Stephanie Witt, Boise State University)
  • Episode 54: Idaho’s nationalized elections (Guest, Rod Gramer, Idaho Business for Education)
Kevin Richert

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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