Education News Roundup: August 15 – 2016

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In today’s ENR: Local and national stories on the new Academic Pathway to Teaching Level 1 License, APT. School board delays decision on $240 million Facebook deal. Granite School District helps refugees get ready for new school year. Treasurer David Damschen Announces Record Earnings from Utah’s Permanent State School Fund. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 12 – 2016

Utah History Day national team members, Wendy Rex Atzet, program organizer and Board Member Laura Belnap (Brown shirt) pose for a picture at the Utah State Board of Education office.




In today’s Education News Roundup: Weber District discusses needs for its tax increase. The transgender bathroom guidance issue goes to court in Texas today. CDC reports on the levels of violence directed at gay high school students. Idaho delays submitting new science standards. Links to these story and many more are in the ENR. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 9 – 2016

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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

Education News Roundup: August 5 – 2016

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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 3 – 2016

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In today’s Education News Roundup: St. George Academy charter schools pushes back its opening date. Sen. Stephenson joins former Education Secretary Bill Bennett’s Conservative Leaders for Education group. New report finds Utah high school students are the least likely of any state’s teens to either binge drink or use marijuana. There are, however, states with lower teen use of cocaine and prescription drugs … . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 2 – 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education comments on proposed ESSA regulations. A national perspective on the ESSA regulations. Davis School District looks at its standardized testing options. Carnegie Mellon University teams up with the Utah STEM Action Center and two Utah colleges on technology and education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 2, 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

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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