ADOPTION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ADOPTION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Libertarian group sues Utah over Common Core http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246492-78/standards-board-utah-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58246492-78/standards-board-utah-state.html.csp">Libertarian group sues Utah over Common Core</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-31T21:03:25.574-06:00">Updated Jul 31, 2014 09:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Angst over Utah’s adoption of Common Core academic standards is about to spill into the courtroom. The Libertas Institute, a libertarian-leaning Utah-based public policy organization, is funding a lawsuit against the state school board, targeting its adoption of the standards. Six parents, educators and education leaders are named as plaintiffs in the suit, which was filed Thursday in 3rd District Court. The lawsuit alleges that Utahns — specifically local school boards, superintendents, teache...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246492@www.sltrib.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:03:25 MDT Mormon church drops adoption business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079119-78/adoption-lds-services-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58079119-78/adoption-lds-services-family.html.csp">Mormon church drops adoption business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-20T11:18:43.415-06:00">Updated Jun 20, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The timing of Tuesday’s announcement that LDS Family Services is getting out of the adoption business couldn’t be worse for Sonia Quiroga Thomas and her husband, Jeff Thomas. After years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive, undergoing fertility treatments and building a new house designed for a family, the Park City couple attended a Family Services’ orientation session for adoptive parents earlier this month. They had planned to submit their application Thursday to, at long last, become adop...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58079119@www.sltrib.com Fri, 20 Jun 2014 11:18:43 MDT