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IREHR in The Wenatchee World: “How a new Idaho superintendent is tapping far-right connections to refashion a school district” – August 5, 2023

By August 5, 2023August 11th, 2023No Comments1 min read

IREHR’s President, Devin Burghart, was quoted in the Wenatchee World;

Author Daniel Walters writes, “Education has long been a focus of the far right. Devin Burghart, president of the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights, an extremism research organization, said that as the pandemic refocused attention on schools, some white nationalists in North Idaho have seen it as an opportunity to more openly influence politics.”

“Their willingness to be so brazen is not something we’ve seen before,” Devin Burghart said.

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Laura Gibbons

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Laura Gibbons is an IREHR research associate.

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