Article Photos: Education battle tops Idaho news stories for 2012 13/15

Former Idaho State Senator John McGee is taken into custody after appearing in court at the Ada County Courthouse in Boise with attorney Scott McKay, left, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. McGee was sentenced to 44 days in jail for disturbing the peace, a charge linked to allegations that he sexually harassed a 25-year-old woman who worked under him in the Idaho Senate. (AP Photo/The Idaho Statesman, Darin Oswald)