Education News Roundup: July 28, 2016

Summer Meals Program/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Davis Business Administrator Craig Carter will serve as interim Davis superintendent 1. Spectrum follows up on yesterday’s ED announcement on ADHD guidance. “Education excellence should be the theme of the next legislative session.”- A. Scott Anderson, CEO and president of Zions Bank. Education discussed at the Democratic convention. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 28, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 27, 2016

In today’s ENR: Utah teachers speak against the new APT license in a public hearing. Sen. Hatch co-sponsors a bill giving a boost to CTE programs. Idaho officials tally up lottery money — including Utah contributions — which goes to education there. ED releases guidance on homeless students under ESSA. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 27. . . . → Read More

Free Summer Meals

Summer Food Service Program

The Summer Food Service Program 2016 is in full swing offering breakfast, lunch, snacks or dinner for all children 18 years old and younger. The program, which has been around since 1975, aims to fill the meal gaps that are left when schools are out for the summer. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 22, 2016

2016-17 School Calendar/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Davis County teacher compares and contrasts schools in Utah and France, where she began her teaching career. New USDA rule on junk food in schools released today. Future U economics professor discusses her study on how schools fire teachers. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 22, 2016. . . . → Read More

Public Hearing Agenda for July 26

The Utah State Board of Education Law and Licensing Committee will hold a public hearing on Administrative Rule R277-511 Academic Pathway to Teaching (APT) Level 1 License on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 20, 2016

Summer Meals Program/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Latest numbers from the Utah Tax Commission show the state’s education fund is in the black. Westlake High parents speak against a move by Alpine School Board members to refuse federal funds in light of the transgender guidance. Jordan School Board approves a bond election for November. Filming begins on Teen Chef Pro. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 20, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 19, 2016

In today’s ENR: Utah State Auditor Dougall releases a new report on public meeting notices. He also releases an audit on Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Politico and Ed Week take a look at the GOP’s education platform. U.S. high school students take first place for the second year in a row at the International Math Olympiad. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 19, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 18, 2016

Utah State Board of Education

In today’s ENR: iUTAH’s Summer Research Institute is working with high school students to stimulate interest in science. Lois and Ed Douglas are retiring from Ogden’s Astro Camp after 26 years. New Salt Lake Supt. Lexi Cunningham writes about diversity. Educators are trying to figure out what to say to students about some of the troubling events of this summer. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 18, 2016. . . . → Read More

Update: Regional Public Input Meetings

The Utah State Board of Education has approved the release of the secondary social studies standards for 90- day public comment. The draft is attached. Your feedback is welcome and encouraged. Please read the standards and provide your comments in the corresponding surveys below. . . . → Read More