Education News Roundup: Nov. 9, 2012

"U-111 Pedestrian Bridge" by Utah DOT/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Utah’s school population surpasses 600,000. State Auditor looks at high school sports programs. How does adversity in a child’s life affect her/his performance at school? Will reading be part of your child’s annual checkup? Here’s your chance to see school lunch around the world. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 9. . . . → Read More

Utah’s School Population

Utah State Office of Education Logo

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s public school student population reached 600,985, according to official Oct. 1 headcount figures released today by the Utah State Office of Education. This represents 13,240 additional students over 2011, or a growth rate of 2.2 percent. . . . → Read More

Teachers and Immunizations

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 third grade teacher wants to know if proof of immunizations must be shown in order to be a teacher in Utah. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Nov. 9. . . . → Read More