Education News Roundup: April 4, 2014

Utah State Board of Education

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education discusses model school lunch policy. Governor touts education as a piece of Utah’s economic success. Park City sees surge in enrollment. Former State Superintendent Tony Bennett discusses the fate of Common Core in Indiana. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 4. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 3, 2014

SAGE Brochure

In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert vetoes the curriculum review committee bill. Senate will decide by Monday on a veto override session. Child sex abuse penalties get harsher for person in a position of special trust, under a new law. Fox 13 previews this spring’s SAGE assessments. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 3. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 2, 2014

Governor Herbert Signs Education Bills

In today’s ENR: Governor has yet to make a decision on the curriculum review bill. Deadline for a signature or veto is tonight. Ed Week offers a national perspective on the sexual abuse education bill in Utah. Jordan District discusses growth and bonds. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 2. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 1, 2014

In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert stands up for Common Core in Utah and Indiana. KSL shows what’s up with the new SAGE spring tests for Utah students. Canyons District names three superintendent finalists. Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new report chronicles differences between majority and minority children in Utah and across the nation. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 31, 2014

In today’s ENR: More LDS students skipping high school graduation ceremonies for church missions. D-News looks at game ejections, especially in soccer. Standard prepares for a series on school grades. Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for March 31. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 28, 2014

Supt. Martell Menlove presenting the State of Education Address

In today’s ENR: ENR is very sad to announce that State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove is retiring. Governor signs the CO detector and financial literacy bills. Logan School District hires a new business manager. Schools in Duchesne and Wasatch counties are seeing some nationally-ranked growth. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 28. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 27, 2014

Artwork from Red Mountain Elementary students

In today’s ENR: Jordan District buys acreage for new schools. What should Utah look like by 2050? Autism rates climb nationally. Hechinger Report poses the question: Between school loan payback schedules and teacher pay, is the ed biz sustainable? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 27. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 25, 2014

"Junior Year" by flickr.com/photos/amanda_munoz/CC/flickr

In today’s Education News Roundup: School board races attracting lots of candidates. Tribune editorial board joins the State Board of Education and the Utah PTA in opposing the curriculum review bill. D-News’ Doug Robinson champions the state academic decathlon champion. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 20, 2014

Arts and Education statue at the Utah State Capitol.

In today’s ENR: If you haven’t had enough Legislature news, there are some roundups today. Granite District’s Mill Hollow is facing an end-of-the-month funding deadline. Speaking of deadlines … today at 5 is when candidacy declarations close. You can see who has filed for State School Board races. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 20. . . . → Read More