The Utah State Board of Education recognized the Fifth Annual FIRST LEGO League State Championship winners during its March meeting. Team Jedi took the first-place Champions Award at the competition in January, which drew more than 290 teams. . . . → Read More
In today’s ENR: The future of the Utah State Board of Education: Partisan? Nonpartisan? Appointed? Sen. Millner’s math bill advances. Alpine Superintendent Vern Henshaw announces his retirement. Davis considers a bond election for new schools. Rep. Kline hopes to schedule a new vote on the ESEA rewrite the week of March 16. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 5. . . . → Read More
Have you heard the news? Utah Career and Technical Education has launched an online tool to assist secondary and postsecondary students in searching for a career. “Utah Pathfinder” is a method of searching for a career that fits a student’s interest and lifestyle and allows him/her to build academic and CTE courses around those interests. . . . → Read More
Beehive Science and Technology Academy (BSTA) invites you to Utah STEM Expo 2015. The STEM Expo will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the South Towne Expo Center in Sandy. . . . → Read More
In today’s ENR: Student data collection bill advances. Gov. Herbert is looking for a 90 percent high school graduation rate in Utah. Those of you who like to hang out at the intersection of mass media/social media and education stories may find this piece on Common Core and Twitter interesting. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 3, 2015. . . . → Read More
The Utah State Board of Education will hold a study session and its committees on Thursday, March 5 and its full Board meeting on Friday, March 6 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More
Utah State Bar Celebrates Magna Carta Anniversary with Essay Competition What’s so great about the great charter 800 years later?
Eight hundred years ago, in a grassy meadow at Runnymede, England, rebellious barons presented a list of remedies of long-held grievances to King John. The resulting agreement was a practical solution to a political crisis . . . → Read More