Upcoming Meetings: Feb. 4, 2016

2014 Education bills

Senate Education Thursday @ 2 p.m. 210 Senate Building

HB0040 Agency Reporting Requirements (B. Last) SB0101 High Quality School Readiness Program Expansion (A. Millner) HB0090 Education Background Check Amendments (S. Handy)

House Government Operations Thursday @ 2 p.m. 30 House Building

HB0063 Fees for Government Records Requests (Brian S. King) HB0051 . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 3, 2016

Charter Day at the Capitol/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Sen. Dabakis to rework his bill on education funding. Rep. King opens a sex education bill. Logan School District voices opposition to SB38 on charter school funding. The lead plaintiff in the suit over Utah State Board of Education elections writes in about potential legislative fixes. Amazon opens a new website to encourage math education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 3. . . . → Read More

MLK Jr. Essay and Video Contest winners

The Utah State Office to Education today announced the winners of the state’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay and video contest. Secondary school students from throughout the state are annually invited to submit essay or video entrees based on civil rights themes to the contest which is judged by volunteers from the Utah State Office of Education and school districts. . . . → Read More