Four-day schools series wins statewide award

An in-depth series on Idaho’s four-day schools has received a statewide award for investigative reporting.

Four-Day - Preston School District1Idaho Public Television’s “Idaho Reports” received the Idaho State Broadcasters Association award Saturday. Idaho Education News and “Idaho Reports” collaborated on the project, examining the growth of four-day schools and their impact on students, families, staff and taxpayers.

The reporting project culminated in November, with a week-long series.

Click here to read the Idaho Education News series, and click here to watch the “Idaho Reports” investigation.

Idaho Education News and “Idaho Reports” are collaborating on another project — focused on the state’s $9.1 million literacy initiative. Watch for that project in November.


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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