Eliminating Discrimination & Violence: The 2012 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Grand Prize Winning Video

Grand Prize Video winners are Natalie Brockbank, Cole Davis, Zach Hosman and Matt Zimmerman from Woods Cross High School (group submission)

This was the first year students were able to enter videos in the Utah State Office of Education Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest. A group of students from Woods Cross High School in the Davis School District received the grand prize award for their video, “Eliminating Discrimination & Violence.” The grand prize winners are Natalie Brockbank, Cole Davis, Zach Hosman and Matt Zimmerman, who are in Ms. Virginia Riley’s class. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup for January 20, 2012

130-degree stitched panorama of Utah State Capitol Dome from the top floor balcony. The murals depict events in early Utah State history.

Today’s Top Picks: Are you ready for the Legislature? Utah is ready for a land swap. Davis High offers a social media class. And there’s some local follow up on the iText story. The Corner Canyon Cougar story has legs. How to stop teacher-led cheating? Will district get to join the race? And Studio 360’s redesign of a teacher logo goes all network theory. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 20. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q & A for January 20, 2012

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here every Friday. In this edition, can schools have a “one-strike-you’re-out” policy for previously expelled students? That answer, plus the truth about what’s become a hot topic for a growing number of parents: Are immunizations required? Find out the answers in the UPPAC Q & A. . . . → Read More

3 Steps to Unity: A 2012 USOE Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Grand Prize Winning Essay

Essay grand prize winner Johnathan Tarancon from NUAMES Charter High School

“3 Steps to Unity” by Johnathan Tarancon is one of the three grand-prize winning student essays in the Utah State Office of Education’s 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Contest. . . . → Read More