Parents and Utah Core Standards

Are you a parent wondering what the new Utah Core Standards will mean for you? Here is some information you should know. . . . → Read More

USOE Spring Data Conference

The Utah State Office of Education’s information technology department met today at the Utah State Library for its semi-annual spring data conference. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 25, 2013

"Lakeside Center for Autism" by Kathleen Leavitt Cragun/CC/flickr

In Wednesday’s ENR: How is Alpine handling the increase in students with autism? Congratulations to Dixie High School Principal Larry Bergeson, new Washington District superintendent. The D-News and Mid Utah Radio look at the federal land swap. Retired Davis County educator Lynn Stoddard writes about the legislature’s education task force. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 24. . . . → Read More

Congratulations to Diana Suddreth

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Congratulations to Diana Suddreth! . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 23, 2013

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In today’s ENR: Utah banks and credit unions hope to add to students’ finance knowledge. U hopes to make teaching a more diverse occupation. Ed Week takes a look at where education is 30 years after “A Nation at Risk.” Will New York add a 1,250-word research paper to high school graduation requirements? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 23. . . . → Read More

Run, Learn and Support Utah’s Students

Here is your chance to participate in a great event and help support students who are members of Utah’s MESA National Competition Team. Sign up today. You can register online. . . . → Read More

Coalition of Minorities’ Meeting Agenda

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The Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) will meet April 25 at the Utah State Office of Education from noon to 2 p.m. Items on the agenda include a report from the CMAC Task Force and CMAC Funding Priorities to State Board of Education for 2014 Legislative Session. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 22, 2013

Supt. Martell Menlove at Sierra Bonita Elementary/ photo by Nebo School District

In today’s ENR: Utah’s dual immersion program picks up big ink in the New York Times. Is Corner Canyon High already overcrowded? Utah’s LDS seminaries getting more crowded. Congratulations to Rick Robins, new Juab superintendent. U.S. teens maybe not so dumb about science, new survey finds. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 22. . . . → Read More

Tell Us What You Think

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On April 11, 2013 the U.S. Department of Education offered states the option to request a waiver on behalf of its local education agencies (LEAs) of the Title I requirement that limits a carryover of Title I funds to 15 percent except once in three years. . . . → Read More