Focusing on STEM Education

STEM News Conference

Last week, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a partnership with business and education representatives, including the Utah State Office of Education, that aims to put Salt Lake City among the top 10 tech and science centers in the country. Here’s the full news release of the announcement. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept.10, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Statewide results on language arts and science tests look good. Trib looks at PTA-PTO differences. Sen. Stephenson doesn’t think Utah schools use enough technology. Chicago teachers go on strike. The restaurant reviews of the newer, healthier school lunches are starting to trickle in. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 10. . . . → Read More

Back to the Future?

Gary Wixom, Assistant Commissioner of CTE, Utah System of Higher Education

Could it be September again already? That means back to school for students and teachers. For most it is an exciting time, for some there is anxiety and some uncertainty. However, the beginning of a new school year gives everyone an opportunity to set their sights on new goals and new achievements. . . . → Read More