Education News Roundup: July 8, 2016

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Three groups ask the State Board of Education for a public hearing on the new Academic Pathway to Teaching license. Trib profiles new Salt Lake Supt. Lexi Cunningham. A bill to reauthorize the federal Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act — a key component of career and technical education — was approved unanimously by the House education committee Thursday. Cal-Berkeley study finds problems with early childhood education across the U.S. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 7, 2016

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In today’s ENR: UPSTART is expanding. Lt. Gov. Cox talks of Common Core. Which states spend more on incarceration than education? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 7, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 6, 2016

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In today’s ENR: How much do we really know about closing the achievement gap? Summer Reading Tips To Prevent ‘Summer Brain Drain.’ U.S. Education Department releases proposed regulations to encourage better and fairer tests, reduce burden of testing. Utah youth suicide now leading cause of death for Utah kids ages 11 to 17. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 6. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 27, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah has 45 new locations to provide free summer meals for children 18 and under. Meet the 14-year-old twin sisters who represented Utah’s middle school team at the MESA national engineering competition. The “Sky is not falling with new route to teacher licensing” a commentary by Cynthia Phillips on the recently approved ” Academic Path to Teaching program.” Timpview High School gets familiar face as new principal. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 20, 2016

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In today’s ENR: D-News looks at education funding in Utah. Trib looks at what it’s like being a transgendered student in Utah. D-News catches up on the changes at the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation. Mark Bouchard offers some interesting proposals for education governance in Utah. NPR takes a look at lesson study. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 20, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 17, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education announces Taran Chun and Sydnee Dickson as finalists for State Superintendent of Public Instruction. West Jordan holds a reunification drill. AP and Christian Science Monitor take a look at Kansas education funding issues. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 17, 2019. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 16, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education District 7 (Salt Lake City, Park City) candidates debated last night. Utah State Board of Education District 4 (northern Davis County and parts of Weber County) candidates debate tonight in Clearfield. Hinckley Institute looks at education in the 2016 election. Nationally, charter school advocacy groups are looking for better standards for online schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 16, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 14, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Timpview High School gets a new principal. Thousands turn out to get their hands on new high school’s gear. Calculus classes are disappearing from high school curriculums. Too little sleep linked to health problems in children, teens. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 14. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 13, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education approves new academic pathway to teaching license. Some Utah State Board of Education candidates hold a rally at the Capitol. Ed Week looks at the 25 year history of charter schools. Governing magazine says school finance has replaced Common Core as the main issue in education-centric elections this year. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 13, 2016. . . . → Read More