LOCKHART - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LOCKHART News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Fed’s Lockhart says inflation risk is still low http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58456484-79/lockhart-interest-inflation-confident.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58456484-79/lockhart-interest-inflation-confident.html.csp">Fed’s Lockhart says inflation risk is still low</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JEFF AMY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T17:40:02.364-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 05:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Miss. • Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart said Thursday he has more confidence in the economy than he did a year ago, suggesting he’s not seeking an increase in interest rates until mid-2015 or later. Speaking to the Mississippi Council on Economic Education, Lockhart said he sees little danger of inflation and says the current unemployment rate is “still some distance” from full employment.” “In general, I’m more confident today than a year ago,” Lockhart said. He added...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584564842014-09-25T17:40:02.364-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T17:40:02.364-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58456484@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:40:02 MDT Poll: Slim majority of Utahns oppose Lockhart as superintendent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58388867-78/lockhart-state-superintendent-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58388867-78/lockhart-state-superintendent-education.html.csp">Poll: Slim majority of Utahns oppose Lockhart as superintendent</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="2014-09-08T21:07:16.592-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 09:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A narrow majority of Utahns appear to oppose the idea of outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart becoming the state’s next schools superintendent, according to a recent poll. About 52 percent of those surveyed said they somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the idea of Lockhart taking the state’s top education spot, according to a UtahPolicy.com poll conducted by Dan Jones & Associates. Lockhart confirmed in August that she has applied for the position, which is open after the retirement of former s...</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> 58388867@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:07:16 MDT Letter of the week: Lockhart inspires me to branch out, too http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374045-82/lockhart-doctor-utah-administrative.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58374045-82/lockhart-doctor-utah-administrative.html.csp">Letter of the week: Lockhart inspires me to branch out, too</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-05T16:50:02.292-06:00">Updated Sep 5, 2014 04:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Speaker Becky Lockhart is an inspiration! I also want to continue to serve Utah and her pretty great residents. I’m submitting my application to be the next dean of the University of Utah’s College of Medicine. Seriously. I have outstanding qualifications. Though not a medical doctor, I have been operated on by several and have gowned up alongside. We all carefully washed our hands. I have good friends who are docs, and “ER” was a favorite TV show. I know what “Code Blue” means. (I nearly said ...</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> 58374045@www.sltrib.com Fri, 05 Sep 2014 16:50:02 MDT Letter: Lockhart stars in Utah’s education soap opera http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58333894-82/utah-education-lockhart-becky.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58333894-82/utah-education-lockhart-becky.html.csp">Letter: Lockhart stars in Utah’s education soap opera</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T17:27:51.702-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Hmmm. Deputy Superintendent of Education Hales quickly and quietly resigned from her position this month. Superintendent of Education Menlove left shortly after in an equally strange way. The details are murky, hidden in secrecy. A man without any public education experience was hurried in by barely half the Utah Education Board to take Menlove’s place temporarily. Interesting that this man’s wife is suing the Utah Charter School Board because she was fired from a position as director of a...</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> 58333894@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:27:51 MDT Letter: Lockhart not qualified for this http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339928-82/lockhart-qualified-cared-professional.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58339928-82/lockhart-qualified-cared-professional.html.csp">Letter: Lockhart not qualified for this</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T17:27:51.808-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 05:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I’m beginning my 29th year as a public school teacher. I have BAs in English and French, and an MA in Linguistics. My children and I have been cared for by professional nurses over the years, just as RN Becky Lockhart and her children have been cared for by professional educators. Following Ms. Lockhart’s logic, I’m as qualified to be a nurse as she is to be state superintendent of Education.. Mary E. Peterson Salt Lake City</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> 58339928@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:27:51 MDT Lockhart’s bid to lead Utah schools draws mixed reactions http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326552-78/board-lockhart-superintendent-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58326552-78/board-lockhart-superintendent-state.html.csp">Lockhart’s bid to lead Utah schools draws mixed reactions</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker and robert gehrke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T15:29:50.021-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">House Speaker Becky Lockhart’s bid to be the state’s next schools chief — rather than taking a run at governor in 2016, as had long been speculated — is inspiring strong reactions from politicians and educators, with some embracing the idea and others worrying about her lack of experience in public education. Lockhart confirmed Friday that she has applied for the job of state superintendent, aiming to replace retiring superintendent Martell Menlove. The state school board will decide whom to ap...</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> 58326552@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:29:50 MDT Rolly: Forget guv race, Lockhart wants to be state schools boss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321565-90/sltrib-board-lockhart-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58321565-90/sltrib-board-lockhart-state.html.csp">Rolly: Forget guv race, Lockhart wants to be state schools boss</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T11:39:31.577-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Outgoing Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart, long believed to be preparing to run for governor against incumbent Gary Herbert in two years, is now setting her sights on a different job. Sources have confirmed that the Provo Republican, a nurse by training, has submitted her application to become the next state schools superintendent. She has been lobbying several members of the state school board for the job and is in Minneapolis at the National Conference of State Legislatures garnering support...</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> 58321565@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:39:31 MDT