Education A State Capitals Roundup

Former Bush Official Wins in Idaho

By Robert C. Johnston — June 06, 2006 1 min read

Tom Luna, a former education adviser in the Bush administration, has won the Republican primary in his bid to be elected as Idaho’s next state schools superintendent. Mr. Luna, who lost in the 2002 election for state chief, beat out two other candidates for the nomination on May 23. He will face Democrat Jana Jones in the fall general election. Ms. Jones is a top assistant to outgoing state schools Superintendent Marilyn Howard.

A version of this article appeared in the June 07, 2006 edition of Education Week