Education News Roundup: Feb. 20, 2013

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In today’s headlines: Suicide prevention bill advances. So does the Carson Smith Scholarship bill. Utah ranks 11th in the nation for seniors earning AP credit. Federal Equity and Excellence Commission discusses how to close the achievement gap. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 20. . . . → Read More

Board of Education Legislative Meeting

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The Utah State Board of Education will meet for its weekly legislative meeting at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday. The board will review education-related bills. . . . → Read More

Utah’s 2012 AP Exam Results

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The College Board today announced that with one out of five members of the class of 2012 passing an Advanced Placement (AP) exam, Utah ranked eleventh in the nation for percentage of students passing AP exams. . . . → Read More