Education Archive

The Bottom Line: Getting Utah Girls to Code

The Bottom Line – Only 102 Utah high school students took Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science during the 2014/2015 school year. Cody

The Bottom Line: Isomer Coding Bootcamp

The Bottom Line – A national lack of computer programmers is holding back growth and new products for many companies.  To address

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 67 (2/12/15)

From the Speaker’s office, Greg, Jim, and Natalie chew over cutting back the education budget, the GOP’s closed caucus for Healthy Utah

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 64 (1/22/15)

This week the gang banters about coach Whittingham and football, Utah’s 20-year low tax burden, Jim Matheson turning lobbyist, and Obama’s State

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 63 (1/15/15)

Greg, Natalie and Jim talk about Mitt Romney in 2016, Russia, teetotallers on the alcohol commission, funding education, and Utah drops “Ag-Gag”

No iPads for Utah Students Next Year: Legislature Kills One-to-One Bill

(KCPW News) House Speaker Becky Lockhart has withdrawn her signature one-to-one initiative to inundate Utah classrooms with laptops and tablet computers. The bill

Herbert Touts Good Jobs Numbers in Utah

(KCPW News) Recent data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services has the state’s unemployment rate down to 3.9%, the lowest it’s

Herbert Critical of Several Legislative Proposals

(KCPW News) In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Gary Herbert expressed some difference in opinion with Utah legislators on several key

Pre-K Extension Proposal Passes Hurdle

(KCPW News) A bill that would extend preschool to at-risk students gained the favor of a House committee on Thursday after about

Governor Herbert Hosts Education Summit

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held a first-ever after-school faculty meeting on Wednesday. The education summit was meant to shed light on