CTE Scholarship and Tuition Award Winners

Left: Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the 28th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarships and Tuition Awards Banquet took place at Salt Lake Community College. This banquet is a longstanding tradition used to honor CTE students throughout the state who have been selected to receive a scholarship and tuition award from a postsecondary institution in Utah. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 30, 2014

Utah Teachers at the Summer 2013 Core Academy

In today’s ENR: Canyons names a DeKalb, IL, superintendent as its new superintendent. Congratulations to the Tribune’s Lisa Schencker, named best education reporter in the Rocky Mountain Region. Teacher certification tests may be getting tougher. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 29, 2014

Artwork at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex

In today’s ENR: Canyons District set to name a new superintendent tonight. National Journal asks: What’s the deal with upward mobility in Salt Lake City? With growth — e.g., charter schools, online education — in the education sector, is there a looming leadership gap ahead? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 29. . . . → Read More

2014 Sorenson Legacy Awards

2014 Sorenson Legacy Awards

Congratulations to all recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education. . . . → Read More

Career and Technical Education Scholarship Banquet

High school students in Career and Technical Education programs across the state will be awarded a scholarship for up to one year’s tuition at a postsecondary institution. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 28, 2014

Student art at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex

In today’s ENR: Trib looks at the vaccination rate in Utah schools. NCES report shows national, and Utah, graduation rate at 80 percent. Public lands issues also continues to be in the news. Utah GOP convention supports partisan school board races. Links to these stories and m any more are in the Education News Roundup for April 28. . . . → Read More

A Thank You to Sterling Scholars

Too often we focus on the negative in education, especially in mathematics. We focus on clerks who can’t make change and adults who can’t balance a budget because of poor math skills. This week I had an opportunity to see the other side of the coin at the Sterling Scholar competition at Morgan High School. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 25, 2014

In today’s ENR: Standard-Examiner looks at out outs from this spring’s SAGE exams. And looks into whether or not SAGE is actually … a federal plot. Congratulations to Utah’s Presidential Scholars semifinalists. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 25. . . . → Read More

New Mobile Audiology Clinic

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) dedicated a new mobile audiology clinic to the late Melvin Nielson during ribbon cutting ceremony on April 24. . . . → Read More