Education News Roundup: July 9, 2015

Photo by Kim Manley Ort/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia discusses NCLB while in Utah. The House, by the way, narrowly passed its version of an NCLB rewrite with Utah’s delegation voting unanimously in favor of it. The Senate version is still being debated. Cache Board looks at compensation. Salt Lake Chamber discusses education as a means to keep a competitive edge. New NAEP study looks at what states mean by “proficiency” in math and reading. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 9. . . . → Read More

Utah’s Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers

Nathan Auck . Photo courtesy of PAEMST

Congratulations to Utah’s 2015 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). They are: Secondary Mathematics: Nathan Auck from Horizonte Instruction and Training Center in Salt Lake Secondary Science: Andrew Neilson from Logan High School in Logan . . . → Read More