Sunday, November 11, 2012

TRAIL MIX: Teachers Beat Laptops

Posted By on Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 3:17 PM

POST-ELECTION ANALYSIS, from The Inlander's political column, Trail Mix:

Idaho may be a deep red state, but education — voters seemed to say Tuesday — remains outside the bounds of partisan politics. Voters statewide rejected Superintendent of Schools Tom Luna’s controversial reforms, apparently worried the quality of education — already a concern in Idaho — might erode further under his approach. Public schools, apparently, are considered a political-free zone.

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Ted S. McGregor, Jr. grew up in Spokane and attended Gonzaga Prep high school and the University of the Washington. While studying for his Master's in journalism at the University of Missouri, he completed a professional project on starting a weekly newspaper in Spokane. In 1993, he turned that project into reality...