Education News Roundup: April 18, 2016

Art by students from Whitehorse High School/Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: If you missed the Utah State Board of Education’s April meeting, here is a summary. Deseret News looks at the adopted updates to the state’s elementary math standards. New education secretary wants well-rounded learning. Attention students: put your laptops away. A study shows there are still advantages to taking notes the old fashioned way. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 18, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 15, 2016

Flower Collage by Draper Elementary's kindergarten students




In today’s ENR: Governor and Legislature are still discussing a special session on the Governor’s line-item vetoes. Overnight trips for schools could get more expensive if each student is to have a bed of her/his own. Ruling out of California strengthens teacher unions. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 15, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 14, 2016

2015 Flag Day ceremony at the Utah State Office of Education.




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education to look at an update to social studies standards. Utah Opera Company scenic artists helps Bonneville High students with a production of “Mary Poppins.” Secretary King calls for a broadening of the curriculum. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 14, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 13, 2016

Lunch time at Western Hills Elementary/Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Democrats discuss education funding at the Davis County convention. DWS gets a grant to help put students on better pathways for a job. The feds want states to use fed money for STEM education. What effect is this year’s presidential race having on minority students? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 13, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 12, 2016

"Early Literacy @ Georgetown" by ACPL/CC/flickr




In today’s ENR: Education gets at least a small mention in the gubernatorial debate. Standard looks at the State Superintendent search. U.S. Senate hearing on ESSA gets a little … testy. Middle school girl’s imaginative Reflections video goes to national contest. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 12, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 11, 2016

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In today’s ENR: D-News looks at the Davis District-created Advantage Math curriculum. New poll finds black and Latino parents want better teachers and harder classes for their children. Are some districts effectively keeping immigrant students from attending school? Schools are increasingly coming under threat of ransomware attacks. What role have schools played in the current state of civic debates? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 11, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 8, 2016

School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration /Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education opens a survey to find out what Utahns want to see in a new State Superintendent. This year’s AP History tests — which begin on May 6 — are going much smoother, New York Times finds. AIR looks at success rate for students who retake Algebra as an online class. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 8, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 7, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert did a ceremonial signing of HB200 and HB201. Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Now a special session of the legislature is being mulled as an alternative to a veto session over Gov. Herbert’s public education line-item vetoes. Sen. Hatch introduces a new federal bill on teacher preparation. State Board of Education First Vice Chair Thomas responds to a recent D-News columnist’s critique of the Board. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 7, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 6, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert visited Lincoln Elementary School for the ceremonial signing of SB101 and SB67. Photo courtesy of @GovHerbert




In today’s ENR: There’s still more follow up on a possible veto override session. How concerned are Utah’s gubernatorial candidates about education … and, y’know other issues. Chrony profiles one of Utah’s STEM Ambassadors. Congratulations to Ankit Garg, winner of the 2016 Utah Geographic Bee competition. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 6, 2016. . . . → Read More