Mary McFarland, a former Eagle City Council member and business owner, will take over the post.
The State Department of Education is looking for a new communications director, and registration is open for the SDE’s prevention conference geared toward keeping Idaho schools and students safe.
Ybarra’s bill is the fourth major bill on school reopening legislators are considering this session.
Legislators encouraged Ybarra to improve her bill and bring back a rewritten version.
Retired four-star general Craig McKinley spoke with education and business leaders on Monday about the need to prioritize developing students’ social and emotional skills.
Idaho Education News took a closer look at what state superintendent Sherri Ybarra said about her controversial safety plan.
“Any proposal that didn’t include stakeholder input is bad,” the Democratic state superintendent candidate said Wednesday, in a joint interview with KIVI 6 On Your Side and Idaho Education News.