AMERICAN FALLS, Idaho -

Longtime American Falls principal Randy Jensen is in the running for State School Superintendent.

Jensen plans to challenge incumbent Tom Luna in the May primary. Jensen said he has filed a campaign treasurer notice with the Secretary of State's office and plans to run as a Republican. An official announcement event will be held in Boise on Friday.

Jensen grew up in Pocatello and has been a principal for 25 years. He said he is running because he is concerned about the future of students in Idaho.