Education News Roundup: Jan. 05, 2015

State Board of Education member Kim Burningham

In today’s ENR: Trib looks at Utah schools that are academically outperforming based on their student demographics. Utah State Board of Education Members pay a visit on Carbon schools. Utahns discuss their New Year’s resolutions for education. Retiring Utah State Board of Education Member Kim Burningham reflects on lessons learned during his 16 years on the Board. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 5. . . . → Read More

Utah Winners of Martin Luther King Essay, Video Contest Named

The Utah State Office to Education today announced the winners of the state’s 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest. Secondary school students from throughout the state are annually invited to submit essay or video entrees based on civil rights themes to the contest which is judged by volunteers from the Utah State Office of Education and school districts. . . . → Read More