Idaho's next superintendent of public instruction will inherit a school system in transition. Schools are adopting the new Common Core standards-- and a lengthy online test that goes with it. The state is wrestling with ways to increase teacher pay and assess teacher performance. With a per-pupil spending that ranks second lowest in the nation, Idaho school funding remains a difficult political issue.
How will Idaho's next superintendent approach these issues, and navigate the politics of education in Idaho? Hear from Democratic nominee Jana Jones and Republican nominee Sherri Ybarra on Friday, September 26th, at the Grove Hotel.