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Grangeville teacher files paperwork to take on Luna

A Grangeville teacher — and opponent of the new Idaho Core Standards — is jumping into the rapidly growing Republican field for state superintendent.

John Eynon

John Eynon

John Eynon filed paperwork Friday naming a campaign treasurer, a precursor to raising money for a race.

His campaign website — emblazoned with the slogan, “Common Sense, NOT Common Core” — leaves no question about his signature issue. Eynon describes himself as a “public school teacher and education professional.” He describes the Idaho Core Standards as unproven and a federal “overreach” into Idaho classrooms.

For more details — and the latest on the rapidly growing field in the superintendent’s race — here’s a link to my story at Idaho Education News.

Kevin Richert is a reporter and blogger at Idaho Education News ( Kevin is a former Statesman editorial page editor, with 27 year's experience in Idaho journalism.

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