Legislative Green Light, Red Light: What passed and what didn’t in the 2012 Legislative Session

Green Light/Stephen Gayer/CC/flickr

What eduction proposals passed this legislative session? Getting the green light were 33 House bills, 26 Senate Bills and one “tax related” House bill. What hit a red light? There were 47 House education proposals that failed this session and 19 in the Senate didn’t make it through. Additionally, four tax-related education proposals failed (three in the House and one in the Senate). Some bills never did make it past go. In end, there remained 17 House and 8 Senate education proposals that were opened and numbered but never fleshed out with text. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 9, 2012

Utah State Capitol at dusk

Today’s Top Picks: The Legislature ended yesterday. School budget did reasonably well. The sex ed bill has generated a lot of attention. Sen. Osmond gets some kudos. Duchesne drug testing tabled. And Rep. Moss asks for a veto on the sex ed bill. Links to these stories and many more are in the March 9 Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More