Education News Roundup: August 7, 2013

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In today’s ENR: Jordan trims back a bit on its bond request. Salt Lake District OKs a tax increase. About 15 percent of Utahns speak a language other than English at home (percentage goes way up if you have teenagers and count texting as a foreign language). Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for August 7. . . . → Read More

Presidential Award Finalists

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Congratulations to Nathan Auck (Salt Lake City), Karen Feld (Alpine), Matthew Lund (Jordan), Vicki Lyons (Alpine), Dawn Monson (Jordan), and Andrew Neilson (Logan City), finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). . . . → Read More