Education News Roundup: Sept. 28, 2012

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Today’s ENR: Provo Daily Herald completes its series on school finance.Two takes on school lunch. Christian Science Monitor looks at a new study on charter schools and how they can help traditional public schools. What did political insiders think of education speeches at the conventions? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 28. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 27, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Daily Herald looks at school finance in light of recent events at Timpview High. Tribune looks at how big a revenue stream school bus advertising generates in Jordan District. Election signs at a school violated policy. California cuts back on how much test scores will influence a school’s performance index. And how does one go about asking a girl to a high school dance these days? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 27. . . . → Read More

A Visit to Navajo Mountain HS

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Superintendent Larry K. Shumway and Utah State Board of Education member Mark Openshaw of District 13 visited Navajo Mountain High School Wednesday. . . . → Read More

A CTE Pathway that Suits You

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Computers are so important in our everyday lives. We use computers throughout the day to do everything from communicating with colleagues, family and friends, to researching a topic, to composing a letter, to creating a spreadsheet, to reading the news. Did you ever stop to think who makes all of this possible? . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 25, 2012

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In today’s ENR: KSL takes a look at the Common Core. Is your kindergartener on track to succeed in college or at a career? There’s a standardized test for that. How does the school nurse’s role change in an era when nearly one out of five children are obese? Roy Junior High honors custodian who lost battle with cancer. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 25. . . . → Read More

Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee Meeting

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The Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) will meet Sept. 27 at the Office of Education from noon to 2 p.m. On the agenda, a report on the Civil Rights Data Collection Process and a report from Chairman Ike Spencer on MESA funding restoration and State Board’s ranking of At-risk funding. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 24, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Utah sees AP participation and scores move up. New York Times looks at the education referendum vote coming up in Idaho. Education Nation gets underway. Code of ethics plan derailed in Canyons School District. Utah teacher excels in the classroom, gets invited to national conference. School tries new way to get kids walking. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 24. . . . → Read More

2012 AP test Scores Increase

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SALT LAKE CITY – Nearly 2,000 more Utah high school students – a 10.5 percent increase – took Advanced Placement (AP) tests in 2012 and increased their success rate by more than 11 percent over 2011 figures, the according to data released by the College Board today. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 21, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Schools are growing in Tooele. D-News looks at Wasatch Elementary partnerships. WaPo looks at President Obama’s education record. Education Next and Program on Education Policy and Governance at Harvard University release a new poll on public perceptions of education issues. Ed Week sees Democrats turning toward vouchers. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 21. . . . → Read More