Jana Jones

Superintendent’s candidates: comparing education resumes

Sherri Ybarra is admitted to the University of Idaho’s doctoral program in education, while Jana Jones received a doctorate in 2001.

This debate’s battle: Does JFAC support Ybarra?

Sherri Ybarra claims support of the powerful legislative budget committee. However, her website lists formal endorsements from only two committee members, and a third member is a campaign donor.

Video: Making the Grade, 10.15.14

This week’s topics: Nampa’s budget turnaround, election polls and fundraising and Sherri Ybarra’s voting record.

The voting record story: what Ybarra had to say

Sherri Ybarra said she is running for the full-time state superintendent’s post, in part, to make up for her sporadic record of voting.

Ybarra, Jones clash in TV debate

Candidates differ on major budget priorities, go on the offensive as Election Day nears.

Four-day schools become campaign talking point

But two rural superintendents say the campaign rhetoric doesn’t tell the whole story.

Analysis: Three questions in the Ybarra-Jones race

After three joint appearances last week, what big questions remain unanswered?

The superintendents’ candidate forum, Storified

Here’s what Sherri Ybarra and Jana Jones told the City Club of Boise, and what the audience had to say.

Third candidate showdown focuses on funding

Jana Jones says Idaho should explore an Internet sales tax; Sherri Ybarra defers to lawmakers on tax issues.

Second super debate heats up late

Jones and Ybarra meet again Friday in Boise.