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Ybarra has found her calling, will run again

After a year in office, Idaho Superintendent of Schools Sherri Ybarra says she's found her calling -- and that she will seek re-election in three years. (Idaho Education News)
After a year in office, Idaho Superintendent of Schools Sherri Ybarra says she's found her calling -- and that she will seek re-election in three years. (Idaho Education News)

After a year in office, Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra said she’s found her calling. During an interview with Idaho Education News on Wednesday morning, Ybarra made the surprise announcement that she will run for reelection in 2018. Ybarra broke the news during a lengthy and ranging interview on education policy and her life in public office. “It is a family decision but, at this time, we have made the decision that I will run again,” Ybarra said. “This is exactly where I belong. My family is very supportive. So, at this time, that is the decision that we have made, and I will be very open and honest with the public and continue to keep them informed, as well, about plans for the future”'/Clark Corbin, IdahoED NEWS.org. More here.

DFO: I suspect that Superintendent Sherri Ybarra has done a better job than many of us thought she would do. Then, maybe we're simply relieved after years of dealing with her prececessor Tom Luna. Thoughts?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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