Education News Roundup: Aug. 25, 2015

In today’s ENR: There’s some follow up on Sen. Jackson’s plan for a partisan school board. Weber State looks to increase Hispanic enrollment. Study estimates 10-15 percent of students are chronically absent. The group is looking to push recognition of truancy as a major impediment to student achievement. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 25. . . . → Read More

Constitution Day: Request an Attorney/Judge Today

"Megaphon" by Floeschie/CC/flickr

The fourth annual Constitution Day Teach-In is approaching! Teachers are encouraged to invite a judge/attorney to be a guest speaker for a day. Volunteer speakers will be available to discuss with students the constitution and separation of powers. Constitution Day falls within the week of September 17th, but other dates may be requested. . . . → Read More

Request for Proposals

The Utah State Office of Education is announcing the release of the request for proposals for the Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Program Grant to the community. . . . → Read More