Education News Roundup: April 13, 2015

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In today’s ENR: State Board of Education releases the draft middle school science standards for public review. Standard takes another look at USOR. The NCLB rewrite goes for markup tomorrow. Students join Gov. Herbert in ceremonial education bill signing. DaVinci partners with YMCA for STEM after school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 13. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 10, 2015

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In today’s ENR: State Board of Education looks to release draft grades 6-8 science standards for public comment. Cache Board interviews candidates for an opening on the Board. Secretary Duncan looks at the proposed ESEA reauthorization. Bear River Charter School starts suicide prevention program. School kids walk to win in UDOT program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 10. . . . → Read More

 

Education Bills Ceremonial Signing

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Student leaders, teachers and staff welcomed Gov. Gary Herbert to Joel P. Jensen Middle School Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of five education bills. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 7, 2015

"Tempura Finger Paint Grand Rapids Montessori School" by Steven Depolo/CC/Flickr

In today’s ENR: Utah Foundation looks at what the tax hikes from the recent legislative session do to Utah’s tax burden. Weber State President Charles Wight finger paints at the Utah Early Childhood Conference. Providence teacher wins national award for showcasing agriculture in classroom. Logan student heading to National Geography Bee. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 7. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 6, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Utah is looking for more STEM students in the pipeline. SITLA holds an Instagram contest. Congratulations to Bear River Charter School’s Gauri Garg, who won the state Geography Bee title. The Senate may be getting closer to an ESEA rewrite. Judge for a Day program offers courtroom lessons to students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 6. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 3, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert manages to get a few words in on ESEA during his motorcade ride with President Obama. The Legislature, taxes and school funding get a good going-over at a Davis County forum. John Hughes, the principal at Cottonwood Elementary in Orangeville, Utah, gets a mention in a Slate piece on education and Pinterest. States are trying to figure out what the opt-out movement means to test results. Links for these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 3. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 2, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert offers up some vetoes, including Rep. Coleman’s charter school administrator bill. Schools can now apply for grants on helping students get into high demand work fields. Trib has more focusing just on Rep. Coleman’s bill. Trib looks at the issue of building LDS seminaries near charter schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 2. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: April 1, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert signs education funding bills. Utah’s new civics test also gets some attention. State Board of Education files for an ESEA waiver. Governor Approves Bill to Bridge Native American Achievement Gaps. Sterling Scholar Results. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 1. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: March 31, 2015

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

In today’s ENR: Will Google Fiber help narrow the digital divide? D-News looks at the need for substitute teachers. KUED takes a look at early childhood education in Utah tonight. Can schools nationwide keep teachers? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 31. . . . → Read More