Education News Roundup: Jan. 28, 2015

"Citizenship Classes" by World Relief Spokane/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee begins looking at the education budget. Bill introduced to make all Utah school board elections partisan. Bill that would require all students pass a citizenship test to earn a high school diploma moves out of committee. ¿Dónde están los maestros de doble inmersión? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 28. . . . → Read More

Board Legislative Meeting

School Bus parked outside the Utah State Capitol

The Utah State Board of Education will hold its legislative meeting from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Up Next: 2015 Education-Related Bills

Stack of Bills

Education-related bills scheduled for consideration during the House Education Standing Committee meeting at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 27, 2015

Utah State Capitol tour

In today’s ENR: Legislature asks for 2 percent budget cut proposals as an exercise in efficiency. Rep. Draxler says he’s getting more compliments than condemnation on his tax proposal for school funding. KSL looks at a proposed tax credit for home school students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 27. . . . → Read More

Computer Science Endorsement Opportunity

typing on computer keyboard

We have an opportunity with Oracle Academy for high school teachers (grades 9-12) to get started on a Computer Science – Level 1 endorsement. With this endorsement you could teach Computer Programming I, Computer Science I, or Computer Science Principles. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan 26, 2015

Utah State Capitol

In today’s ENR: And so it begins. What do Utahns want from the session? Davis offers new district diploma. WaPo poses the question: What happens when the Common Core becomes less common? What to expect in the upcoming Utah State Legislature. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 26. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 23, 2015

Sandy Coroles, Ogden School  District Superintendent . Photo by Ogden School District.

In today’s ENR: Advocate says education a part of the gender wage gap in Utah. Congratulations to Sandy Coroles who is no longer the interim, but the actual superintendent in Ogden School District. New report finds some encouraging news about the state of Latino education in the U.S. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 23. . . . → Read More

Stanford-Utah Challenge

Stanford-utah Challenge

Students from West High School, Salt Lake Center for Science Education, and Horizonte Training Center will be participating in, a design challenge competition at the Museum of Natural Curiosity at Thanksgiving Point on Jan. 26-27. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 22, 2015

Utah Public Education at the Legislature_edited-3

In today’s ENR: Sen. Weiler has some concerns about Gov. Herbert’s education budget proposal. The authors of a study on transferring control of public land in Utah discuss their findings at USU. State Board of Education is working on a request from the legislature to look at what a 2 percent cut in the budget might look like … but remember: the state is running a surplus. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 22 . . . → Read More