UPPAC Q&A: Are there rules for handling school funds?

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: A parent asks if there are rules for school employees handling school funds. The answer and details about how to submit your question is in the March 30 UPPAC Q&A. (Now back after a short intermission.) . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 30, 2012

Students in a Morningside Elementary French Dual Immersion second grade classroom

Today’s Top Picks: Gov. Herbert discusses his veto of the sex ed bill. Utah’s autism rate is higher than the national average. With due deference to Rene Magritte: Ceci n’est pas une ecole en France, c’est une ecole dans l’Utah. Davis High students get to swim in the Shark Tank. Secretary Duncan discusses the common core. Wait. Is it a mistake for him to do that? Do lotteries really help schools or do legislatures see them as a dedicated source of funding allowing money to be diverted to other items in the state budget? The Occupy movement turns its attention to education. And National Press Club holds a panel discussion on the common core. Links to these stories and many more are in the March 30 Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

French Ambassador Tours Utah Dual Immersion Classrooms

Students welcome French Ambassador François Delattre to Morningside Elementary School.

French Ambassador François Delattre said he was delighted and very impressed with the Utah Dual Immersion program, after getting a first-hand look at two French classrooms in Granite School District’s Morningside Elementary School in Holladay, Utah, on March 29. What he saw, he says, was beyond his expectations. . . . → Read More