Education News Roundup: June 21, 2016

Student Tutoring Achievement for Reading (STAR) manuals.




In today’s ENR: UEA is helping Gov. Herbert’s reelection effort. Gov. Herbert also touts education as the key to Utah’s tech future. South Dakota wins on Common Core lawsuit filed there. Tennessee looks at online test issues in every state. Utah comes out with few problems. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 21, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 20, 2016

Utah School Districts




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

Utah PTA Reflections Contest artwork/ Education News Roundup




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

Lt. Governor Unveils New Political District Map Web Tool




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 15, 2016

SAGE Brochure




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education Members and Legislators discuss SAGE testing. They also look at the teacher shortage. And the State Board creates a new pathway to a teaching license. State revenue picture is weakening. Utah State Board of Education District 15 (Washington, Iron) primary debate was last night. District 7 (Salt Lake City, Park City) debate is tonight. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 15, 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

licensing




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

Education News Roundup: May 27, 2016

Graduation Cap Cupcake




In today’s ENR: The follow up continues on the transgender student guidance letter. Salt Lake Trib reporters discuss it. Two second graders honored for helping save a teacher aide who had suffered a stroke at school. With new ESSA flexibility, California considers whether parents are best helped in understanding student achievement with a school grade/score or a dashboard. Take a look at this student commute to school in China; it’s pretty much straight uphill. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 26, 2016

Graduation ceremony photo by Granite School District




In today’s ENR: High School Graduations on tap for Friday and Saturday. The CEO of Pearson discusses the future of standardized testing. Preschoolers donate money for all-inclusive playground. All-abilities facility ยป Playground slated for City Center Park. Education Department Releases ESSA Accountability Rules. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 26, 2016. . . . → Read More