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Utah Looking for New Test

Utah's controversial high school graduation test looks like it's about to get the ax — just in time for teens to duck it altogether.

The reason, according to legislators: The State Board of Education's proposed new graduation requirements would accomplish the same goal.

The Public Education Legislative ... [MORE]

— Elyse Hayes Hunter
staff writer
Deseret Morning News
State's skills test may get ax
June 19, 2003

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      Lunches seized from kids in debt at Salt Lake City elementary
      <br> <br><Span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> What a message to children: <i>We would rather throw this food away than see you get to eat it!</i> <br><blockquote> <br>My Dad and School Lunches <br> <br>An 18" x 4" board with the stenciled numbers... [MORE]

      — Lisa Schencker
      Salt Lake Tribune

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        Utah State Office of Education Awards the Electronic Student Achievement and Management Data System Contract to DigitalBridge
        <br><span class="red"> <br><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> <br>There is considerable evidence that data collection and warehousing are a huge purpose of NCLB. Many believe they are the tail that wags the dog. <br> <br><b>Digital Ecosystems:</b> What a term. Don't you wonder how ma... [MORE]

        — Press Release, with amplification

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        Utah Trying to Figure Out Which Costs More: Accepting or Rejecting NCLB

        Utah would lose $100 million a year in federal funding if the state opted not to comply with President Bush's No Child Left Behind education reform law, according to state Office of Education estimates.

        Several lawmakers recently asked state office staff to evaluate the cost of rejecting the sweeping 2002 mandates, require... [MORE]

        — Ronnie Lynn
        staff writer
        Salt Lake Tribune
        School Aid on the Line
        May 8, 2003

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        Letter to Utah State Board of Education
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        Making the Leap from School to Independence

        Kay's Comment: Teachers in the Life Design program in Utah teach these students with intellectual impairments what they need to know and do to move from school to the world of work toward independence by focusing on what they CAN do.

        WEST JORDAN — Jesse Hutchings bags groceries at... [MORE]

        — Jennifer Toomer-Cook
        Desert Morning News

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