Utah 2016 Graduation Rate




– A total of 38,326 students graduated from Utah’s public high schools in 2016 bringing the total high school graduation rate to 85 percent, an increase of 1 percentage point over 2014, according to data released today by the Utah State Board of Education (USBE). . . . → Read More

Congrats to Ann-Michelle Neal

Title III Specialist Ann-Michelle Neal received the Distinguished Service Award.




Title III Specialists Ann-Michele Neal received the Distinguished Service Award from the Utah Association of School Psychologists (UASP) for her work with that organization. . . . → Read More

Congrats to Devin Healey

Devin Healey, UMTSS director at the State Board of Education office.




The Utah Association of School Psychologists names Devin Healey School Psychologist of the Year. Devin is best known in Utah for his work in promoting, training and implementing Multi-tiered Systems of Supports. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 21 – 2017

Artwork of sailboats by Canyon View Elementary students.




Two Corner Canyon High students killed in Draper rollover. Teens remembered as kind, caring as hundreds attend vigil. Poll: A Third of Utahns Say They Should Pay More in Taxes to Fund Education. In our opinion: School Bonds evidence Utah support for education. Secondary education homeless students have unique needs. Agency tells schools they must serve kids with disabilities. . . . → 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. 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