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

Education News Roundup: July 22, 2016

2016-17 School Calendar/Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Davis County teacher compares and contrasts schools in Utah and France, where she began her teaching career. New USDA rule on junk food in schools released today. Future U economics professor discusses her study on how schools fire teachers. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 22, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 20, 2016

Summer Meals Program/Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: Latest numbers from the Utah Tax Commission show the state’s education fund is in the black. Westlake High parents speak against a move by Alpine School Board members to refuse federal funds in light of the transgender guidance. Jordan School Board approves a bond election for November. Filming begins on Teen Chef Pro. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 20, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 19, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Auditor Dougall releases a new report on public meeting notices. He also releases an audit on Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Politico and Ed Week take a look at the GOP’s education platform. U.S. high school students take first place for the second year in a row at the International Math Olympiad. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 19, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 18, 2016

Utah State Board of Education




In today’s ENR: iUTAH’s Summer Research Institute is working with high school students to stimulate interest in science. Lois and Ed Douglas are retiring from Ogden’s Astro Camp after 26 years. New Salt Lake Supt. Lexi Cunningham writes about diversity. Educators are trying to figure out what to say to students about some of the troubling events of this summer. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 18, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 15, 2106

Utah Public Lands Initiative




It’s official. We’ve hit the summer doldrums for education news … at least locally. There is some follow-up on the proposed lands legislation. Nationally, the Senate held a hearing on ESSA regulations. California considers colors — as opposed to numbers or letters — for school grading. New ACT report shows one out of five students who are academically prepared for college aren’t going to college. Florida parents are trying to crowd-fund a lawsuit against the state’s third-grade retention rule. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 14, 2016

Daniela Bergantz, Age 10. Picture courtesy of PBS.org.




In today’s ENR: Legislators discuss teacher preparation in Utah. Ed Week offers some national perspective on the same issue. Davis Supt. Bryan Bowles announces retirement plans. Reps. Bishop and Chaffetz introduce their public lands bill. Congratulations to Utah’s Daniela Bergantz, state winner of this year’s Healthy Lunchtime Challenge with her recipe for American Flag Ravioli in Creamy Garden Sauce. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 14, 2016. . . . → Read More