Education News Roundup: Nov. 18, 2016




Teens help police encourage Utahns to buckle up this holiday season. Inside the Story: High school production targets bullying in schools. UHSAA approves first high school sports realignment proposal for 2017-19. Flooded with questions after Trump win, Denver Public Schools produces immigration fact sheet. 6-year-old who wrote letter offering Syrian refugee a home visits Obama at the White House. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 17 – 2016




In today’s ENR: Lawmaker: Rooftop solar tax credits taking $20 million from education budget. Bill proposes reimbursing schools when students graduate early. Victims improving a day after Mountain View High stabbings. Betsy DeVos could be Trump nominee for secretary of education. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 16 – 2016

2017 State Radon Poster Contest Winners




There is more follow on the Mountain View High story. With about 10,000 new students next year, Utah needs to scrounge $115 million more. Union Middle School teachers, faculty honored for response to October shooting. Who Could Be Donald Trump’s Education Secretary? . . . → Read More

CTE to Celebrate 100 Years




On February 23, 1917 Congress signed into law the Smith Hughes National Vocational Education Act. This Act funded vocational education in the high schools, the precursor of Career and Technical Education, and began as training for boys in agriculture and the trades of the industrial revolution. Women, in domestic arts (home economics) and business education, were also part of the movement. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 15 – 2016

Statewide E.Y.E. (Entry Years Enhancement) Coordinators meeting at the Utah State Board of Education office.




Utahns Overwhelmingly Want Better Funded Schools. Five students stabbed in Mountain View High School locker room. Orem Elementary School honors custodian for service in armed forces. ACT Offers First Accommodations for English-Language Learners. . . . → Read More

Schools Add 10,580 Students




Utah’s public schools added 10,580 students this school year bringing the total enrollment count to 644,476, according to data released today by the Utah State Board of Education. This represents a 1.67 percent increase over last year’s enrollment of 633,896. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 09 – 2016




In today’s ENR: Early results show voters approving Jordan, Alpine school bonds. Unofficial results: Alpine, Jordan district voters approve $630M in school bonds. Utah voters complete purge of state school board incumbents, early results show. Voters approve amendment to send more state land money to Utah schools. Education Mattered in 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 08 – 2017

"I Voted Sticker" by Bill.Roehl/CC/flickr




In today’s ENR: The Tribune and KUTV look at the latest charter school enrollment numbers. The Big Education Races To Watch On Election Day. The education policies Americans will vote on this Tuesday. The U.S. elections quiz. How much do — and don’t — you know? . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 07 – 2016

"Your Vote Counts" by Renee Silverman/CC/flickr




In today’s ENR: Conference gives girls hands-on learning experience in STEM fields. $630 million in school funding hinges on Jordan, Alpine district voters. Utah State Board of Education November Meeting Summary. Why Most Parents Home School: Safety, Drugs, and Peer Pressure, Study Finds. Trump-Clinton? Charter Schools Are the Big Issue on Massachusetts’ Ballot . . . → Read More