Education News Roundup: Feb. 11, 2013

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In today’s ENR: Provo Herald looks at education funding in Utah. Head of GE Foundation advocates businesses advocating for education. Rep. Bishop speaks against common core, NCLB. ENR’s youngest son is a sophomore at Weber State and not in K-12, so he’s excused from the ‘sex ed for parents’ bill, right? D-News looks at early college high schools. Trib looks at health insurance for high school athletes. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 11. . . . → Read More

CTE Month and National Job Shadow Day

Mary Shumway, State Director of Career and Technical Education

In celebration of , February is a time when many schools conduct job shadow days and promote work-based learning opportunities. Throughout the year over 150,000 students participate in fantastic work-based learning opportunities through the Career and Technical Education Work-Based Learning program. . . . → Read More

List of Boxcar Bills

Utah Legislature and Education

Here’s the latest list of boxcar bills. These are essentially placeholder bills without any publicly-available information. It shows that a legislator is thinking about a measure and may place it before the Legislature, but, at the moment, it is early in process. . . . → Read More