Education News Roundup for January 11, 2012

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Today’s Top Picks: Provo Supt. Randy Merrill announces his retirement. And the Provo School Board appoints an interim superintendent. Congratulations to Juab Utah’s secondary principals of the year. Congratulations also are in order for the new chair and vice chair of the Utah Board of Regents. Some states turn agnostic on NCLB waivers. Idaho opts for five-star rating system for schools. And TED takes on the classroom. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 11. . . . → Read More

Juab, Utah, Washington County Educators Named Utah’s Secondary Principals of the Year

The Utah Association of Secondary School Principals (UASSP) today named Juab High School Principal Rick Robbins as Utah High School Principal of the Year, Mapleton Junior High Principal Suzanne Kimball as Utah Middle School Principal of the Year, and Pine View Middle School Assistant Principal Dana McConnell as Utah Assistant Principal of the Year. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Agenda for January 12, 2012

The Utah State Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Jan. 12 beginning at 8:15 a.m. at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. Please note the day of the week of this meeting is different than the State Board’s regularly scheduled meetings, which typically take place on Fridays. . . . → Read More