Education News Roundup: August 5 – 2016

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In today’s Education News Roundup: Legislature looks into the theft from Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Canyons District installs new safety devices in their buses. D-News discusses early childhood education. ED offers $8.6 million in grants for those who can come up with something better than the current standardized testing system. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 4 – 2016

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Granite District holds training for school resource officers. Nebo Districts gets a grant to help STEM ambassadors. State Charter School Board will interview director finalists next week. U.S. Supreme Court grants an injunction on transgender restroom use in Virginia until it looks at the case. Links to these stories are in the ENR for Aug. 4, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 3 – 2016

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In today’s Education News Roundup: St. George Academy charter schools pushes back its opening date. Sen. Stephenson joins former Education Secretary Bill Bennett’s Conservative Leaders for Education group. New report finds Utah high school students are the least likely of any state’s teens to either binge drink or use marijuana. There are, however, states with lower teen use of cocaine and prescription drugs … . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 2 – 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education comments on proposed ESSA regulations. A national perspective on the ESSA regulations. Davis School District looks at its standardized testing options. Carnegie Mellon University teams up with the Utah STEM Action Center and two Utah colleges on technology and education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 2, 2016. . . . → Read More

State Board Seeks Local Flexibility

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The Utah State Board of Education asked the U.S. Department of Education to consider a number of provisions to grant more local control over schools in proposed regulations attached to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), passed into law in late 2015 and scheduled to take effect in 2017. . . . → 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

Public Hearing Agenda for July 26

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The Utah State Board of Education Law and Licensing Committee will hold a public hearing on Administrative Rule R277-511 Academic Pathway to Teaching (APT) Level 1 License on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 4 to 6 p.m. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 20, 2016

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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