Education News Roundup for January 9, 2012

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Today’s Top Picks: BYU’s David Wiley is now a senior fellow with Digital Promise. There’s lots of coverage of the LEGO robotics competitions. Ed Week and CNN take an early look at ESEA reauthorization. Is 65 percent no solution after all? And Georgia parents are outraged over slavery math questions. Links to these stories and more are in the Education News Roundup for January 9. . . . → Read More

Meet the Next Chair of the Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee

Freddie Cooper, Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee

Freddie Cooper has been an educator for more than 30 years and a fixture on the Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) for the last four years. She has been reappointed for another two-year term and is now next in line to take over the reigns from current CMAC Chair Ike Spencer in 2013. Read more about Cooper and how she sees the role of CMAC in Utah’s public education system. . . . → Read More