Education News Roundup for January 30, 2012

Biology textbooks on bookshelf

Today’s Top Picks: Public Ed Appropriations discusses school funding. One way to increase the number of counselors in schools? One way to increase the number of counselors in schools. USOE gets behind open source textbooks. The idea gets some praise from Bloomberg. A new initiative on lowering classroom size in Utah? And some districts are opting for part-time superintendents. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 30. . . . → Read More



Bills in Committee, Jan. 30-31

Stack of Bills

The second week of the legislative session has begun and here’s a quick look at the bills heading for a committee hearing today and tomorrow. Check back often; we’ll keep you up to date on the latest from the Utah Capitol throughout the 2012 Legislative Session. . . . → Read More



Bills on the Move, Week 1

Utah State Capitol Building

The first week of the legislative session is now behind us, so here’s a wrap-up of all the education bills on the move, so far. Check back often; we’ll keep you up to date on the latest from the Utah Capitol throughout the 2012 Legislative Session. . . . → Read More