Episode 63: A crucial election in Coeur d’Alene

Over the past year, Coeur d’Alene has been a microcosm for education hot-button politics.

Blowback over pandemic protocols. Allegations of critical race theory. Polarized school board elections with partisan overrtones.

And this month, the  Coeur d’Alene School District will seek a 10-year, $80 million plant facilities.

This week, Kevin Richert talks with Coeur d’Alene Superintendent Shon Hocker about the election, and the politics of his panhandle district.

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  • Episode 62: What’s the COVID-19 prognosis for fall? (Guest: Dr. David Pate)
  • Episode 61: A huge surplus, and a big convention (Guest: Clark Corbin, Idaho Capital Sun)
  • Episode 60: Byron Yankey’s 51-year professional journey
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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