Sherri Ybarra isn’t saying much about her transition as state superintendent-elect — or about her plans when she takes office in January.
So local education officials are in waiting mode. They aren’t sure what to expect, so they’re also hoping for the best.
“I need her not to fail,” McCall-Donnelly School District Superintendent Glen Szymoniak said Thursday, during a break in the Idaho School Boards Association’s annual convention in Boise. “Everybody in the state needs her to succeed.”
But for some, optimism is tempered by the fact that the clock is ticking.
“It’s essential that she start building a coalition,” Boise district Superintendent Don Coberly said. “It’s not going to be enough to start in January. She needs to hit the ground running.”
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