Education News Roundup: August 9 – 2016

In today’s ENR: Sen. Stephenson is part of the National Conference of State Legislatures group that issued a report today on what to glean from top country education systems. Weber School District considers a tax increase. Former Chairman Burningham discusses the future of Utah State Board of Education elections. New study finds teacher salaries lagging compared to other careers with similar education requirements. . . . → Read More

Board of Education Meeting Agenda for August

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a study session, meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and hold committee meetings beginning at 3 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, and meet as a full Board on Friday, August 12 beginning at 8 a.m., at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. Highlights of this month’s meeting include: . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 5 – 2016

In today’s Education News Roundup: Legislature looks into the theft from Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Canyons District installs new safety devices in their buses. D-News discusses early childhood education. ED offers $8.6 million in grants for those who can come up with something better than the current standardized testing system. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 4 – 2016

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Granite District holds training for school resource officers. Nebo Districts gets a grant to help STEM ambassadors. State Charter School Board will interview director finalists next week. U.S. Supreme Court grants an injunction on transgender restroom use in Virginia until it looks at the case. Links to these stories are in the ENR for Aug. 4, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 1, 2016

Summer/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Associated Press picks up on the Academic Pathway to Teaching license. Pick your favorite outlet, but it’s the same AP story at each. Ed Week does not expect K-12 education to make much of a splash in the presidential election. An After School Satan Club could be coming to your kid’s elementary school — yes, even in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 1. . . . → Read More

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

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