Child and Adult Care Food Program Sponsors

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he Utah State Office of Education – Child Nutrition Programs, announces that the following institutions are sponsors of the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The same meals will be made available to all children or adults enrolled at these institutions, at no separate charge regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. Furthermore, there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 25, 2014

State Board of Education member Terryl Warner being sworn in by David Crandall, Board Chairman, during the March 2014 meeting.

In today’s ENR: Vote canvasing is done and Utah State Board of Education Member Terryl Warner keeps her spot on the Board. South Ogden attorney sues the Weber School District after his daughter fails to make the basketball team. The presidents of the Utah PTA, the Utah School Boards Association, and the Utah Education Association advocate non-partisan State School Board elections. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 24, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Study finds President Obama’s immigration plan would help undocumented immigrants in Utah the most. Lehi teacher dispenses with desks in the classroom. Look for the American Fork High band in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. States get some breathing room on teacher equity plans. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 24. . . . → Read More

ACT STEM Study

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ACT today released its annual report on The Condition of STEM. Nationally, the focus of the report is centered on high school graduates who plan to teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects. . . . → Read More

Seeking Public Comment

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Stakeholder feedback is requested from all Utah stakeholders with an interest in public education, including superintendents, educators, related service providers, school and district administrators, counselors, parents, advocates, community members, and students. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 21, 2014

Davis District looks at the effect of federal funds. Mount Logan Middle School students updated on their space radishes. The most covered local education story today? Potential high school sports realignment. It even gets coverage in USA Today. Rich Kendell discusses Education First and Prosperity 2020’s education plan. There are education angles to President Obama’s speech last night on immigration. The Connecticut Office of the Child Advocate issues its report on Adam Lanza, the Newtown school shooter. To help preschoolers learn to read better: Text their parents? All that and more in today’s news roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 20, 2014

In today’s ENR: The Legislature looks at changes in school grading. Will the method for getting to the ballot change for Utah State Board of Education candidates? Data Quality Campaign gives kudos to Utah for its use of student data. President Obama will discuss immigration tonight, a topic of special interest to K-12 populations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 20. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

State Board of Education member Terryl Warner being sworn in by David Crandall, Board Chairman, during the March 2014 meeting.

In today’s ENR: Growth is slowing in Utah schools. Congratulations to Utah State Board of Education Member Terryl Warner who, upon canvasing completed Tuesday, was re-elected to the Board earlier this month. U College of Science encourages more students to become science majors. ACT hopes they succeed, at least according to their latest report on the Condition of STEM. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 19. . . . → Read More

Nov. 2014 State Charter School Board Meeting

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The State Charter School Board will meet Nov. 13 at 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live at http://connect.schools.utah.gov/uscs. . . . → Read More