Education News Roundup: Jan. 06, 2015

Artwork from the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Video and Essay Contest Awards Luncheon

In today’s ENR: Will there be a Salt Lake County spelling bee this year? Trib will discuss school grades and demographics shortly after noon today. U biologist helps create toolboxes to better teach science to blind students. Winners of Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest announced. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 6. . . . → Read More

State Board’s January Meeting Agenda

Highlights of the upcoming Board meeting include: • The swearing in of one returning and six new Board Members following November’s elections. The Board will also hold leadership elections. • A review of the Board’s legislative priorities and discussion of the upcoming legislative session. • A review of draft science standards for public schools. . . . → Read More