Trib Talk: House Speaker Becky Lockhart on the role of technology in Utah classrooms
Published: February 18, 2014 01:04PM
Updated: February 18, 2014 01:13PM

A device for every Utah student.

That’s the vision House Speaker Becky Lockhart is promoting, pitching a massive infusion of technology in Utah schools. She says electronics and bandwidth could cost up to $300 million; the Governor’s Education Excellence Commission pegs the cost closer to $750 million. Either way, where does the money come from and are digital tools the best use of those funds?

On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., Lockhart and Tribune education reporter Kristen Moulton join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the Lockhart proposal and the role technology can play in the classroom.

You can join the discussion by sending questions and comments to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+, or submit comments in the comment section below this story.

Twitter: @jnpearce