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Monday, 27 January 2014 14:41

Headlines Monday, Jan. 27, 2014

Around Canyons
Boys Basketball: Beetdiggers fall to West Jordan
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57445269-190/jordan-west-points-game.html.csp

Boys Basketball: Alta beats Copper Hills
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57446278-190/alta-copper-hawks-hill.html.csp

Girls basketball: Brighton stifles Bingham
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/57440185-190/bingham-brighton-bengals-christensen.html.csp


Utah
Legislature starts today; Utahns ready to pay more for schools? 
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594884/Is-it-time-to-talk-gas-tax-Legislature-kicks-off-Monday.html
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594924/Are-Utahns-ready-to-pay-more-to-educate-their-children.html


Do school capacity, enrollment stand in way of '66 by 2020' goal?
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594925/School-capacity-enrollment-stand-in-way-of-66-by-2020-goal.html

In-class or at-home preschool? Legislators expected to talk funding
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57439207-78/preschool-kids-upstart-program.html.csp

Lawmakers wants to make sure religious freedom taught in classrooms
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865594774/Religious-freedom-and-anti-bias-bills-announced-at-pro-traditional-marriage-gathering.html

How many hours in a school year? Senator wants locals to decide
http://utahpoliticalcapitol.com/2014/01/24/flagged-bill-sb-103-local-control-of-classroom-time-requirements-sen-osmond/

ABC4 chats with guv's new education adviser
http://www.4utah.com/story/sit-down-with-utahs-new-education-adviser/d/story/RNkZK5GkgUGvkYoCc3uApQ


National
Per-student funding disparities grow; Utah lowest at $6,000, D.C. highest at $20,000 per student
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/01/22/18wop-states.h33.html?tkn=PRPFgiTaKTn%2BzI6tMAEul8Y3szQTl27WcDbg&cmp=clp-edweek

California public school students sue to nix tenure law, saying it keeps bad teachers employed
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765646395/California-students-file-suit-to-nix-tenure-law.html

Texas drops Algebra II mandate
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765646335/Trend-starting-Texas-drops-algebra-II-mandate.html


Opinion
Trib pushes for school breakfast
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57444150-82/breakfast-utah-districts-eat.html.csp

Secretary Duncan: Tell the truth about education
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57443575-82/students-tennessee-education-educators.html.csp

Letter: Legislators should listen to the public about education
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57443568-82/education-listen-tax-fourth.html.csp