Friday, 09 March 2012 13:48

Headlines Friday, March 9, 2012

Around Canyons
Canyons Ed Tech Camille Cole talks kid-friendly Twitter accounts on KUTV
http://connect2utah.com/news/features/guests/stories/vid_93.shtml


Utah
2012 Legislature adjourns; session focused on sovereignty in education, land, health issues
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/53680490-90/bills-care-federal-government.html.csp

Educator accountability, sex ed among top issues at Capitol
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53670703-78/education-lawmakers-state-bill.html.csp

Higher ed gets 3 percent bump, but funding requests languish
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/53667998-78/million-utah-students-bill.html.csp

Thousands sign petition seeking veto of sex ed bill
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/53679687-90/bill-education-governor-krueger.html.csp

Herbert says good public policy, not petitions, will guide him on sex ed bill
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557987/Herbert-says-veto-of-sex-ed-bill-hinges-on-whether-its-good-or-bad-policy.html

Duchesne tables proposed student drug testing due to funding concerns
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865551853/Proposed-drug-testing-of-Duchesne-County-students-tabled-due-to-funding-question.html


National
Obama, GOP guvs share many views on education
http://online.wsj.com/article/AP1ba6768b6bc744cd8c88d4772105379f.html

Audit questions Oklahoma Education Department secret fund
http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2012/03/08/okla_audit_questions_secret_education_dept_fund/

Poll: Most college presidents plan to vote for Obama
http://www.usatoday.com/news/education/story/2012-03-08/college-presidents-vote-obama/53414704/1


Opinion
Trib: Legislature failed children
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/53658481-82/education-bill-utah-legislators.html.csp

DNews: Release Provo District audit
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557917/Release-schools-audit.html

Rep. Moss: Veto sex ed bill
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/53675267-82/sex-utah-homosexuality-information.html.csp

Letter: Don't put ads on buses
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765557919/Keep-yellow-buses.html