Education News Roundup: June 30, 2015

Lincoln Elementary School Principal Ross Lunceford was named Utah’s 2015 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Photo by Zac Williams.

In today’s ENR: UVU looks to build an autism program. UVU also establishes the C. Mark and Amy Openshaw Annual Scholarship honoring the late Utah State Board of Education Member. Congratulations to Lincoln Elementary School Principal Ross Lunceford, who was named Utah’s 2015 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Congratulations to USOE Agriculture Education Specialist Buddy Deimler who was named to the National FFA Board of Directors. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 30. . . . → Read More



Law and Licensing Committee Hearing

The Utah State Board of Education Law and Licensing Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. This meeting is open to the public, but will not be streamed on the Board’s website. The agenda is as follows: . . . → Read More



Summer Food Service Program

Twenty-one million children depend on free and reduced-price meals during the school year. During the summer months these same children could be going hungry because of lack of regular access to food. The Summer Food Service Program is intended to fill in the gaps between the school year when children are at a higher risk for food insecurity. . . . → Read More