Education News Roundup: July 9, 2014

The Governor’s Education Excellence Commission discusses school finance in Utah. If South Jordan leaves Jordan School District, will West Jordan go, too? Congratulations to new South Summit Superintendent Shad E. Sorenson. USU and Fidelity are working on financial literacy in Utah. National, student financial literacy is about average among OECD countries. Signs of the apocalypse update: Today’s headline in the opinion section of the Wall Street Journal: “Hooray for Arne Duncan!” And a sign of a personal apocalypse update: Are you smarter than an Upper East Side kindergartener in New York? Take the test to find out. These stories and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More