Education News Roundup: Aug. 30, 2017

Districts begin looking at new flexibility in middle school courses. Kairos Academy drops its appeal of the State Charter School Board’s decision to terminate its charter. Some middle school students are attending a small satellite conference in Utah. Ed Week looks at the pay of state superintendents. Are teachers using memes, emojis, and GIFs to teach a lesson? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

USBE Charter School Appeal Panel Hearing Canceled

Kairos Academy has withdrawn is appeal of a Utah State Charter School Board decision to terminate its charter. The hearing that had been scheduled on Sept. 5, 2017 has consequently been canceled. . . . → Read More

Utah’s 2017 Finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Announced

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Board of Education announced today the names of the four 2017 Utah finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. They are: . . . → Read More