Education News Roundup: August 23, 2017

Canyons School District will place a bond issue on the ballot in November. Ogden schools collect a check for Ogden High’s role in the web series “Youth and Consequences.” KUTV looks at crowding at Fremont High. Ed Week looks at how states and schools across the country are filling those hard-to-fill teaching positions. Ed Week also looks at how schools are handling the boom in student-to-student sexting. Massachusetts becomes the first state to have a majority of its labor force hold bachelor’s degrees or better. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 23, 2017

Silicon Slopes is making its voice heard in STEM education. Trib takes a look at American Preparatory Academy first day back. CNN looks at the nation’s teacher shortage. Latest data from NCES? “The average start time for public schools was 8:10 am. Nationally, only about 4 percent of schools had start times before 7:30 am. This early start was more common among schools with 1,000 or more students (14 percent) than all public schools (4 percent). It was also substantially more common among high schools (10 percent) than among primary (2 percent), middle (7 percent), or combined (4 percent) schools.” All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More