Utah will use some of its federal stimulus money to pay for high-tech teaching software and new computer labs in the state's poorest schools as part of an effort to use new technologies to boost test scores, reports the Salt Lake Tribune. Utah schools superintendent Patti Harrington and Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. are still working out the details of how the state will spend its $500 million in emergency education funding. But after a White House meeting Feb. 25 with education leaders from each state, Harrington promised big changes. "We are virtually reinventing the schools with the stimulus money," she...

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