Education News Roundup: Feb. 28, 2014

Utah State Capitol

In today’s ENR: State’s revenue estimates come in on the good side. House defeats tax credits for home school children. Sen. Osmond’s funding equalization bill advances. His parents’ bill of rights also advances. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 28, 2014. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 27, 2014

South Summit Elementary puppets

In today’s ENR: Senate committee forwards resolution giving Governor and Senate some say over State Superintendent. U opens Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts and Education Complex. President Obama turns his attention to minority youth. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 27. . . . → Read More

Minorities Advisory Committee Meeting

photo collage of minority students

Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) is meeting tomorrow at the Utah State Office of Education. See the full February meeting agenda. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 26, 2014

Utah House of Representatives

In today’s ENR: Common Core opponents link Speaker Lockhart/Rep. Gibson’s ed tech bill to Common Core. The bill passes committee anyway. Bill allowing conversion of instruction days to professional development days passes. Trib and KSL go over the online education program audit. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 26, 2014. . . . → Read More

State Board Legislative Meeting

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The State Board of Education will meet Feb. 27 at 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for its weekly legislative meeting. See the full agenda for details. . . . → Read More

Science Community Opportunities

"Megaphon" by Floeschie/CC/flickr

Here are more great opportunities for our community! Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us. . . . → Read More

Charter School Board Legislative Meeting

State Charter School Board

The Utah State Charter School Board’s legislative meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27. See the full agenda for details. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 25, 2014

Utah State Capitol rotunda

In today’s ENR: State Board of Education elections may go nonpartisan. Senate committee approves changes to school grading. South Jordan talks about splitting away from Jordan School District. Granite District’s decision to arm their police with semiautomatic weapons is picking up some national interest. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 25, 2014. . . . → Read More

We Need Volunteers

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Do you enjoy working with young people who are developing a love of history? We need you! We are now recruiting volunteers to serve as judges at the 2014 Utah History Day State Competition. . . . → Read More