Tuesday, 11 March 2014 13:20

Headlines Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Around Canyons
Bulgarian ambassador speaks at Brighton High
http://www.cottonwoodholladayjournal.com/pages/full_story/17119/Bulgarian-Ambassador-speaks-at-Brighton-High/

Bella Vista celebrates Dr. Seuss
http://www.cottonwoodholladayjournal.com/pages/full_story/17120/Bella-Vista-celebrates-Dr.-Seuss/

Year of the Horse celebrated at Ridgecrest
http://www.cottonwoodholladayjournal.com/pages/full_story/17121/Ridgecrest-students-celebrate-Chinese-New-Year/


Utah
Senate won't bend on funding, so speaker pulls plug on ed tech initiative
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57661332-90/budget-education-funding-initiative.html.csp
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598312/No-money-for-House-Speaker-Becky-Lockharts-education-technology-plan-in-budget.html

South Jordan school district creation concept losing momentum, mayor says
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/print/865598381/South-Jordan-mayor-says-idea-to-split-Jordan-School-District-losing-momentum.html

Forwarded bill would let state board sanction districts for accepting federal funds
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598390/House-passes-bill-allowing-State-School-Board-to-sanction-districts-for-accepting-federal-funds.html

Bill would prevent schools from asking about gun ownership
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598352/House-passes-bill-blocking-schools-from-asking-about-gun-ownership.html

Senate forwards bill to look at school safety tip line
http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865598317/Senate-passes-bill-creating-student-safety-tip-line.html


National
Feds approve California's computerized state testing 
http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2014/03/07/feds-approve-california-switch-to-computer-based-standardized-testing-for-k-12/

Political, policy feuds roil Indiana's K-12 landscape
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2014/03/12/24indiana.h33.html?tkn=QYPF7cB4MU6h3d%2BdkBP6Qy8hRXu8jGWxyNyS&cmp=clp-edweek

Poorest students shoulder biggest burden of rising tuition
http://hechingerreport.org/content/data-show-poorer-families-bearing-brunt-college-price-hikes_14999/


Opinion
Letter: Gates likes Common Core
http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57659529-82/common-core-foundation-gates.html.csp