Education News Roundup: July 19, 2016

In today’s ENR: Utah State Auditor Dougall releases a new report on public meeting notices. He also releases an audit on Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Politico and Ed Week take a look at the GOP’s education platform. U.S. high school students take first place for the second year in a row at the International Math Olympiad. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 19, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 13, 2016

Educator Licensing at the Utah State Office of Education/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: The Utah State Board of Education’s Law and Licensing Committee will hold a hearing on the Academic Pathway to Teaching Licensure rule on July 26. Herald Journal looks at a Dan Jones survey in Utah on the transgender guidance offered to schools. Nationally, the GOP platform rejects public pre-K. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 13, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 6, 2016

Summer Meals Program event/ Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: How much do we really know about closing the achievement gap? Summer Reading Tips To Prevent ‘Summer Brain Drain.’ U.S. Education Department releases proposed regulations to encourage better and fairer tests, reduce burden of testing. Utah youth suicide now leading cause of death for Utah kids ages 11 to 17. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 6. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 27, 2016

Northwest Middle School students Karina and Jasmine Rubalcava.

In today’s ENR: Utah has 45 new locations to provide free summer meals for children 18 and under. Meet the 14-year-old twin sisters who represented Utah’s middle school team at the MESA national engineering competition. The “Sky is not falling with new route to teacher licensing” a commentary by Cynthia Phillips on the recently approved ” Academic Path to Teaching program.” Timpview High School gets familiar face as new principal. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 21, 2016

Student Tutoring Achievement for Reading (STAR) manuals.

In today’s ENR: UEA is helping Gov. Herbert’s reelection effort. Gov. Herbert also touts education as the key to Utah’s tech future. South Dakota wins on Common Core lawsuit filed there. Tennessee looks at online test issues in every state. Utah comes out with few problems. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 21, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 20, 2016

In today’s ENR: D-News looks at education funding in Utah. Trib looks at what it’s like being a transgendered student in Utah. D-News catches up on the changes at the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. Mark Bouchard offers some interesting proposals for education governance in Utah. NPR takes a look at lesson study. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 20, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 17, 2016

Utah PTA Reflections Contest artwork/ Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education announces Taran Chun and Sydnee Dickson as finalists for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. West Jordan holds a reunification drill. AP and Christian Science Monitor take a look at Kansas education funding issues. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 17, 2019. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 16, 2016

Lt. Governor Unveils New Political District Map Web Tool

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education District 7 (Salt Lake City, Park City) candidates debated last night. Utah State Board of Education District 4 (northern Davis County and parts of Weber County) candidates debate tonight in Clearfield. Hinckley Institute looks at education in the 2016 election. Nationally, charter school advocacy groups are looking for better standards for online schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 16, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 17, 2016

2016 Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education.

In today’s ENR: Legislature will take up Gov. Herbert’s education line-item vetoes in special session on Wednesday. How are Utah’s schools dealing with transgender students and bathrooms? Three Alpine Board members write in opposition to ED’s guidance letter on transgender students. Girls perform better than boys on the first NAEP engineering and technology test. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 17, 2016. . . . → Read More