Education News Roundup: Feb. 10, 2015

16

In today’s ENR: Trib follows up on the education funding bill. Capital West News looks at school funding and equity. Politico looks at the 800-pound gorilla in the ed biz, Pearson. Hispanic Democratic Caucus hosts Utah high school students. Vote Postponed on Clean School Buses. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 10. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Feb. 9, 2015

Attorney General Sean Reyes (blue striped tie) sat down with the Utah State Board of Education to discuss Common Core.

Sen. Hillyard says we’re still early in the public education budget process. Will Utah apply for an extension to its ESEA waiver? The Governor and the Attorney General sit down with the Utah State Board of Education to discuss Common Core. Civics test bill moves forward in the Senate. Grades 6-8 science standards update referred back for more study. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 9. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Feb. 6, 2015

Gov. Gary R. Herbert attended the February Utah State Board of Education meeting. He addressed the board and the audience regarding Utah’s academic standards.

In today’s ENR: The Legislature takes a closer look at how the Utah State Board of Education is elected. Sen. Osmond’s dyslexia bill advances. Rep. Draxler’s bill on American Indian education also advances. Tennessee teachers union sues over evaluations for educators who aren’t teaching subjects that are subject to annual assessment. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 5. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Feb. 5, 2015

Ogden Superintendent Sandy Coroles and Mount Fort Junior High School lunch staff receive a Certificate of Appreciation from U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service officials.

In today’s ENR: Utah Policy takes a look at poll results on Utah and Common Core and Utah and the name “Common Core.” D-News follows up on the education budget and charter school funding. Feds applaud Ogden school lunch programs. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 5. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Feb. 4, 2015

Lunch time at Mound Fort Junior High School.

In today’s ENR: Public Education Appropriation approves $60 million in budget cuts. Partisan school board bill passes Senate committee. Utah Policy looks at the appointed school board bill. Poll finds Utahns want higher teacher salaries. Dual language programs benefit students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 4. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Feb. 3, 2015

Utah State Capitol

In today’s ENR: Rep. Draxler’s proposed tax increase for school funding dies in committee. Standard catches up on high school graduation rates. Governor’s OMB director, Kristen Cox, discusses the budget. The Macbeth that your kids will see in school this year gets a good review from Las Vegas. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 3. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 2, 2015

Alternative Fuels Symposium

Highways-to-schools funding shift comes under scrutiny on the Hill. Standard looks at Davis’ new diploma. Logan School District looks for ways to boost ACT scores. Clean Air Bill to Replace Dirty School Buses Advances. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 2, 2015. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 30, 2015

child

In today’s ENR: State Board of Education completes its 2 percent budget cut exercise. There’s a cut in Rep. Draxler’s tax proposal. Obama Administration seeks additional funding for tribal schools. Utah lawmakers unveil $28 million in air quality proposals. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 30. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 28, 2015

"Citizenship Classes" by World Relief Spokane/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee begins looking at the education budget. Bill introduced to make all Utah school board elections partisan. Bill that would require all students pass a citizenship test to earn a high school diploma moves out of committee. ¿Dónde están los maestros de doble inmersión? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 28. . . . → Read More