Education News Roundup: April 27, 2012

Utah Core Standards Forum audience

Today’s Top Picks: State Board holds Utah Core Standards forum. Teachers look at the Common Core and Basal readers. Intermountain governors confab on federal land policy. And the LOL defense? Links to these stories and many more are in the April 27 Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

State Board Extends Deadline for Utah Core Standards Comment Period

Utah Core Standards Forum

Did you miss the Utah Core Standards Forum? There’s still time to submit a written comment that will be archived with the official record of the event. The Utah State Board of Education has extended the written comment period for the Utah Core Standards Forum through Sunday, April 29. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Do I Have to Teach the Common Core?

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 on Fridays. In this edition: A charter school educator asks whether teachers opposed to the Common Core State Standards have to teach the new Utah Core Standards in math and language arts, which are based on the Common Core. The answer plus how to submit your question are in the April 20 UPPAC Q&A. . . . → Read More