Education News Roundup for March 20, 2012

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Today’s top picks: Trib asks questions about the timing of the sex ed veto. While at the same time praising the decision. Bagley has his own take. So does Sen. Urquhart. Students discuss blended learning. Hispanic students are now a majority in California public schools. Mitt Romney discusses teachers unions and NCLB on Fox News Sunday. Links to those stories and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup for March 19, 2012

Today’s top picks: It appears there was something about the Governor vetoing the sex ed bill in the news while ENR was away. The links won’t be republished here in the summary, but there’s about 1.3 gajillion links below. Sen. Hatch and Rep. Bishop pledge help for the federal land action. Are Ogden schools a year behind? Park City is looking at a $5 million shortfall. And there’s another half-gajillion links to the stories about the Timpview football coach below. State Board of Education Chair Debra Roberts discusses governance in Utah. Lt. Gov. Bell discusses education equality. There’s a new study about graduation rates out. Panel says problem schools are a problem for national security and prosperity. Trust ENR on this one: It’s never just about the cupcakes. Links to these stories and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More