Utah Seeks Comments on Federal Education Law Waiver Request

The Utah State Office of Education is seeking public comments on its previously announced intention to seek waivers on the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, sometimes known as No Child Left Behind. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup for January 26, 2012

students in cap and gown walk into graduation ceremony

Today’s Top Picks: Governor’s top budget priority this year is funding education growth. Legislature completes its audit of school community councils. How are states planning on saving money? Encouraging early graduation. And principals are beginning to push back on all the teacher evaluations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 26. . . . → Read More

Two Utah Educators Among 26 Selected to Fly on NASA’s SOFIA Airborne Observatory


Twenty-six educators from the United States — including two from Utah — have been selected for research flights aboard SOFIA, NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. As participants in the Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program, the educators will partner with professional astronomers using SOFIA for scientific observations in 2012 and 2013. . . . → Read More