Becky Lockhart http://kuer.org en Classroom Overhaul Envisions More Technology http://kuer.org/post/classroom-overhaul-envisions-more-technology <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">House Speaker Becky Lockhart only needed to look at her own children to see kids and electronic devices go together naturally. The insight has inspired her new initiative to transform Utah’s public schools.</span></p><p>Lockhart says parents and teachers need to catch up to children when it comes to technology. That’s what prompted her Public Education Modernization Act. It would put electronic devices into the hands of all 620,000 students in Utah’s schools. Lockhart’s asking for up to $300 million to make her vision a reality.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:48:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 42139 at http://kuer.org Classroom Overhaul Envisions More Technology