Education News Roundup: Jan. 8, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Ed Week spotlights the early childhood education program in Granite District. D-News looks at STEM education in the state. GAO looks at the data links between K-16 and the workplace. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 8. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 7, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Tuacahn High School adds an audition to its application process. San Juan schools will be taking part in a Diné Content Standards Assessment pilot to test students knowledge of Diné life and history. U.S. Department of Education highlights the rights of English language learners in schools. U.S. Department of Education highlights the rights of English language learners in schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 7. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 06, 2015

Artwork from the 30th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Video and Essay Contest Awards Luncheon

In today’s ENR: Will there be a Salt Lake County spelling bee this year? Trib will discuss school grades and demographics shortly after noon today. U biologist helps create toolboxes to better teach science to blind students. Winners of Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest announced. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 6. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Jan. 05, 2015

State Board of Education member Kim Burningham

In today’s ENR: Trib looks at Utah schools that are academically outperforming based on their student demographics. Utah State Board of Education Members pay a visit on Carbon schools. Utahns discuss their New Year’s resolutions for education. Retiring Utah State Board of Education Member Kim Burningham reflects on lessons learned during his 16 years on the Board. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 5. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 24, 2014

Utah’s population grew by 40,115 this year and 36,141 of those new people will be heading to school in about six years. Rep. Draxler discusses education funding and technology. Anyone still remember that, under NCLB rules, all students were to be proficient in math and reading by the end of this year? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 23, 2014

Ornaments made by Venture Academy students.

In today’s ENR: State Office of Education releases list of top and bottom performing Title I schools. Florida will review standardized testing in its schools. Southern California school parks wi-fi enabled school buses near trailer parks to bring after-school internet access to poorer students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 23. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 22, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Standard-Examiner looks at next year’s education budget. Alpine District OKs tax plan for University Mall. SITLA has a role in the proposed expansion of Hill’s test and training range. On-Site After-Hours Dental Care Now in 13 Title I Schools in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 22. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 18, 2014

Mini Murals of History by 5th grade students at HMK Elementary.

In today’s ENR: Tips offered on how to keep students studying over the Christmas break. No tips on how not to look like the Grinch doing that. Student poverty — that is, childhood poverty — continues to be a problem nationally. Audit finds federal money is a larger chunk of revenue for the state than income tax or sales tax revenue. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 18. . . . → Read More

 

Education News Roundup: Dec. 17, 2014

A Venture Academy student admires a gingerbread replica of the Governor's Mansion.

In today’s ENR: House GOP wants to emphasize sustainability in public education funding. Jordan gets some grant money for STEM programs. Nationally, will Common Core be a stumbling block for Jeb Bush? Or is that giving too much credence to education policy in a presidential run? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 17. . . . → Read More