Education News Roundup: Oct. 17, 2012

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In today’s ENR: State revenue picture looking good. Dunno about the rest of you, but ENR had a hard enough time remembering the differences between gamete cells and zygotes the first time he took human reproduction. Logan Herald looks at the Tami Pyfer-Alan Shakespear State Board of Education race. Ed Week blogger looks at Open High School of Utah. Should there be a Consumer Reports for ed tech stuff? Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 17. . . . → Read More

Online Education Program Update

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In 2011, the Utah State Legislature established the “Statewide Online Education Program” allowing school districts and charter schools across the state to share unique online offerings with students in any district across the state. The program enables eligible students to earn high school graduation credit through the completion of publicly funded online courses. . . . → Read More