Education News Roundup: March 31, 2016

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert vetoes six bills and line-item vetoes some education funding. Enrollment is up at Utah colleges and universities. Utah’s autism rate plateaus. NBC profiles Lily Garcia. For all of you who have been putting off finding out what’s in the new ESSA, Ed Week helps you out. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 31. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 30, 2016

Columbia Elementary School. Photo from Gov. Gary Herbert's Twitter account.

In today’s ENR: Salt Lake District finalizes its search for a new superintendent. Congratulations to Kaysville’s Columbia Elementary School, which is in a national math final. State boards of education look at their options in the new ESSA world. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 30, 2016. . . . → Read More

Utah Receives Grant to Improve Career Preparation

Utah is one of 24 states that has been awarded a career readiness grant through the JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s New Skills for Youth initiative. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 29, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Poll finds most Utahns think bullying is a problem in schools. A Scalia-less Supreme Court deadlocks on the teacher union fee case. What are state legislatures doing in response to the new federal ESSA? Looks like assessment bills are at the top of the list, according to a National Council of State Legislatures report. Author James Patterson opens up a new round of grant programs for school libraries. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 29, 2016. . . . → Read More

CNP Grant Opportunities

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Attention Utah public schools: Check out these grant opportunities for your school nutrition programs. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 28, 2016

In today’s ENR: Education First continues to speak out. Logan High considers a schedule change. Teachers of the Year talk about teaching. Funding bump makes online preschool program available for 1 of 5 Utah children. Local businesses chip in $20,000 for students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 28, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 25, 2016

In today’s ENR: Utah gubernatorial candidates discuss education and other issues that made the Utah Foundation list. High schools will now be divided into six classifications for sports and other activities. New anti-out-out coalition forms. Links to these stories and many more are in the Educational News Roundup for March 25. . . . → Read More

CTE’s Award-winning Carl Lyman

Congratulations to CTE’s Award-winning Carl Lyman

Information Technology Education Specialist Carl Lyman was presented with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) “Making IT Happen” award at the recent Utah Coalition for Educational Technology (UCET) conference at the University of Utah.

Lyman has worked at USOE as an IT education specialist for the . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 23, 2016

In today’s ENR: BYU looks at Utah’s shortage of math and science teachers. St. George News looks at charter school pupil transportation. AFT takes credit for one of the SAGE bills passed in Utah this year. Congress takes up student data privacy in a hearing. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 23. 2016. . . . → Read More