Education News Roundup: Oct. 1, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Trib takes a look at teachers’ out-of-pocket classroom expenses. KSL pays a visit to the Alianza Academy. Rolly looks into the Utah GOP’s stance on Common Core. There’s more access to AP classes nationwide. But fewer teachers in Idaho. Interesting platform for a candidate running for state school board (though not in Utah): America’s public schools are cultivating a culture of “liars, thieves, murderers and perverts.” Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 1. . . . → Read More

New Deafblind Teaching Endorsement

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The Utah State Office of Education has recently approved a deafblind teaching endorsement. As the complex and intense needs of children with deafblindness have been recognized, so has the need for teachers with specialized training in deafblindness. . . . → Read More