Education News Roundup: Sept. 20, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Will Utah fund preschool? Is class size reduction money reducing class size in Utah? Education Interim Committee discussion the state superintendent selection process. Are U.S. schools resegregating. North Carolina makes it easier for teachers to fight online slams. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 20. . . . → Read More

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Utah State Board of Education Seal




The Utah State Board of Education put full funding of growth and an increase in the weighted-pupil unit, the amount of money a district receives from the state for each student, at the top of its budget priorities for the next legislative session. During the session, the board will ask the Utah Legislature for between $75 million and $100 million to cover growth. Also, it will request a 2 percent increase for WPU. . . . → Read More