Education News Roundup: May 13, 2015

Graduate wearing cap and gown in front of a university building.

In today’s ENR: D-News follows up on yesterday’s Grad Nation report and the good news about Utah’s high school graduation rate. Sen. Hatch reintroduces a bill on student data privacy. Minnesota reports problems with cyberattacks on its end-of-year tests. And if you’re feeling a little too smart and are in need of humility, go ahead, try to answer some of the National Geography Bee questions. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 13. . . . → Read More

USOR Interim Director Named Associate Superintendent at USOE

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Brad C. Smith today named Scott Jones as associate superintendent for business and operations at the Utah State Office of Education. Jones has been serving as interim director of the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. Before that Jones served as finance director for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. . . . → Read More