Education News Roundup: June 10, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Tribune looks at the effect of House Bill 119 on charter school funding and district school funding. D-News follows up on declining enrollment in Garfield. It’s no Magic School Bus — sorry, Ms. Frizzle — but UDOT’s walking school bus app appears to be a hit. As Congress looks at a rewrite of ESEA, WaPo asks the question: Who gets to decide what constitutes a failing school? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 10. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 8, 2015

Summer Food Service Program Ogden Location

In today’s ENR: Summer nutrition program keeps Utah kids fed even while school is out of session. Trib takes a look at perfect ACT scores in Utah. What can’t Big Bird do? “Study: Kids can learn as much from ‘Sesame Street’ as from preschool.” And don’t forget, there’s a public meeting on the proposed secondary math standards tonight in at the Washington School District Office in St. George. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 8. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 5, 2015

"Summer Break" by Ohsohappytogether/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: New term limit movement launches in Utah. FairTest education director talks about standardized testing in Logan. Utah Court of Appeals rules that surveillance video from inside a school is an education record and subject to FERPA rules. Utah teen graduates after fleeing violence, losing parents. Sandy teacher makes top 15 in nationwide movie trailer contest. Links to these stories and many more are the Education News Roundup for June 5. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 4, 2015

Chinese Dual-Immersion Kindergarten Class

In today’s ENR: KUTV looks at Utah’s first graduating class from a dual immersion school. West Jordan students protest the school’s dress code. Granger High food pantry helps during the summer months. Will it soon be getting a little harder to get into the U? Ed Week releases its annual Diplomas Count issue. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 4. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 3, 2015

Graduation Cap Cupcake

In today’s ENR: There’s some follow up to yesterday’s report on per-pupil funding. Logan resident looks for history at the old Intermountain Intertribal School in Brigham City … before it’s all demolished. Is Common Core math more rigorous? Summer camp offered for ESL students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 3. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 2, 2015

Utah's SAGE Assessments

In today’s ENR: This year’s SAGE results are being reported to parents. Voices for Utah Children looks at the status of children in the state. KUER looks at access to autism treatment in Utah. And in case you missed it, the Health STEM 5K and STEM Fair was held over the weekend. Here’s your chance to see how it went. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 2. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: June 1, 2015

"Graduation Caps" by JMaz Photo/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Tribune looks at what’s ahead for the class of 2015. D-News looks at learning opportunities over the summer. Mountain Crest grad triumphs despite disability. Kids eat more fruits, vegetables if lunch follows recess. Teen doesn’t let rejection, homelessness stop her from achieving college dream. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 1. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: May 29, 2015

STEMrace

In today’s ENR: Superintendent Smith addresses the Utah Taxpayers Association conference. New Jersey Gov. Christie wants to reevaluate Common Core, but also wants to keep the state’s tests, which are linked to Common Core. Ed Week takes a look at charter school boards. Kansas and Missouri teens share the National Spelling Bee championship. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 29. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: May 27, 2015

The Cottonwood High School MESA team competes on the object relocation task during the MESA State Competition.

In today’s ENR: Federal appeals court upholds the temporary halt on President Obama’s immigration plan. Huffington Post looks at last week’s study from the U on disproportionate referral rates for American Indian students in Utah. Utah Policy’s Bob Bernick goes over the state of Utah’s finances and taxes. OECD release its report on the 35 million people ages 16 to 29 — including one in six Americans — who aren’t in school or employed. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 27. . . . → Read More