(Keith Johnson | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Isaac Rodrigo Munoz measures Crystal Williams' armspan in Rob Lake's introduction to statistics class at Kearns High School, February 5, 2014 in Kearns, Utah. Each student has a Texas Instruments wireless calculator that transmits its data onto a screen for all to see. The Utah Legislature is looking into infusing millions of dollars for technology in Utah classrooms. Kearns High received a $1 million grant 3 years ago, allowing every student to get an iPod touch to help in the classroom. The results were mixed.
Weekend Rewind: News and photos you may have missed
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Feb 10 2014 08:07 am • Last Updated Feb 10 2014 07:31 pm
It’s tough to follow the news when you’re finally off the clock and have time for yourself and your family. Rewind will help you catch up with all the happenings in Utah over the weekend.
Utah considers all-out attack on schools’ digital divide » House Speaker Becky Lockhart is proposing that Utah spend $200 million to $300 million to buy digital devices for Utah’s 612,500 students, to train educators and to build the infrastructure in schools.
Salt Lake City settles case of errant police raid » Salt Lake City will pay $75,000 to the then-76-year-old woman whose door police rammed open during a mistaken drug raid in 2012.
Rising status in Congress comes with big dues for Utah’s Chris Stewart » The National Republican Congressional Committee expects Stewart to contribute $190,000 by year’s end, a figure based on seniority and committee assignments.
Utah deputy shooting suspect’s friend blames concussions » Friends of Jose Angel Garcia-Jauregui say he may have been affected by self-induced concussions and that he was possibly heading to Mexico with his 17-year-old female co-passenger when he engaged in a deadly shooting spree a week ago.
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Olympics: Russia launches Games with upbeat history lesson » Sochi, Russia » Park City’s Sarah Hendrickson walked triumphantly. Logan’s Conor Lyne proudly carried Ireland’s flag. The Utahns were among athletes from 87 countries who marched in Friday’s Opening Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium, celebrating the 2014 Winter Games.
Drunk woman on plane to Salt Lake City allegedly made sexual advances
After dumped lunches, SLC schools will serve only full meals
Audit finds Utah A.G.’s office lax in tracking its fleet
University of Utah betting on big data
Lost in translation: Salt Lake City must give back $1.2 million
Utah double-homicide suspect guilty of kidnapping, robbery theft in Nevada
Artists examine Utah pollution through a Chinese lens
Scott D. Pierce: So Robin Williams acts like a 4-year-old?
Midvale councilman carving out reputation as charitable sculptor
‘American Idol’ finalist Megan Joy balances music with motherhood
Photos: Olympic competition on Sunday, Feb. 9
The best Tribune Olympic photos Feb. 8, 2014Kragthorpe: Park City’s gold run headlines opening weekend
Insider’s guide to outdoor gear from Utah Outdoor Retailer show
Utah Jazz tame Miami Heat (video)
Utah basketball: Olsen, Bachynski are key to Utah’s dominance in the paint
Utah basketball: Utes crush Washington State 81-63
Opinion and Commentary:
Editorial: Utah should not have two tiers of families
Editorial: Utah’s open-admissions schools need taxpayer help
Kirby: Who’s watching out for stray dogs in Sochi?
Op-ed: Delaying anti-discrimination bill is simple injustice
Walsh: Keep the skies clear over Utah’s national parks
Op-ed: HB37 a sound compromise in stream-access fight
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