Education News Roundup: June 29, 2015

"Etruscan Tombs" by Beacon Heights Elementary students.




In today’s ENR: Trib looks into the arguments surrounding the proposed update to Utah’s science standards. Standard looks at calls for better finance tracking at USOE. D-News looks at Hunter High switching to the four-year model. National Journal previews the ESEA rewrite debate. Educators, parents see four-year high school as ‘a better pedagogical model. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 29. . . . → Read More

2015 Earth Connections Camp




One by one the students and their instructors shared their thoughts of the day’s activities during circle time. “I like learning about my culture and being outside in nature,” said Calora Norton, an 11th grader at Lehi High School. “I liked learning about what people here do for their jobs.” . . . → Read More