Education News Roundup: Feb. 4, 2013

"Teach Yourself Algebra" by Ben Clinch/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Standard looks at education funding at this year legislative session. Spectrum looks at the Education First PAC, which is after more funding for education. KCPW looks at education choice week. Ed Week takes a long look at the Common Core backlash. California drops eighth grade algebra requirement. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will meet Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 for its monthly worksession and board meeting. Items on the agenda include: A review of Utah’s annual performance report under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA); The Board will also consider taking positions on bills now before the Utah Legislature. . . . → Read More