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April 04, 2014

Utah Offers Virtual Pre-K $3 Million for Expansion

Utah's lawmakers pledge $3 million to expand a free, virtual pre-K program to serve approximately 25,000 children in its next five years.

March 14, 2014

A Group of Virtual Charters Comes Under Fire in Utah Following State Audit

Two private companies and eight charter schools in Utah are under the microscope after a state audit points to a lack of oversight of online education providers.

March 13, 2014

Questions Dog Utah Virtual Education Providers Following State Audit

Two private companies and eight charter schools in Utah are under the microscope after a state audit points to a lack of oversight of online education providers.

February 03, 2014

Utah Transgender Students' Bathroom Access Would Be Limited Under Bill

The bill would prohibit a student from using "a gender-segregated public school bathroom that does not correspond to the student's phenotype."

August 07, 2013

Utah Personalizes Learning With Portable Records

In October, Digital Learning Now! published Data Backpacks: Portable Records & Learner Profiles. The paper makes the case for portable academic K-12 transcript that follows students grade to grade and school to school

August 05, 2013

Teach America's Youngest a Second Language

Students are learning a second language at an early age because of the Global Schools Network sponsored by VIF International Education and Utah's Dual Language Immersion Program. Research demands that we follow the example of these programs and start with our youngest children.

July 19, 2013

Compulsory Education Should Be Axed, Utah Lawmaker Says

A Utah politician wants to end compulsory education for students, saying that parents should have a choice in the matter of schooling.

June 25, 2013

Goldman Sachs Makes Investment, Gets Returns on Utah Preschool Program

Goldman Sachs hopes to make money for itself and Granite School District in Salt Lake City by investing in the district's preschool program.

May 17, 2013

This Week's School Choice News Roundup

Lawmakers in North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and other states are considering legislation to expand school choice.

January 10, 2013

Education Week's Quality Counts: Maryland's Winning Streak at Five

For the fifth year in a row, Maryland received top marks in Education Week's annual Quality Counts report, followed by Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Arkansas.

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