Congrats to Ann-Michelle Neal

Title III Specialist Ann-Michelle Neal received the Distinguished Service Award.

Title III Specialists Ann-Michele Neal received the Distinguished Service Award from the Utah Association of School Psychologists (UASP) for her work with that organization. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 30 – 2016

In today’s Education News Roundup: Gov. Gary Herbert to seek $400 million more for schools in next budget. Former employee charged with defrauding Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind. New U. research center seeking solutions for refugees. On-time high school graduation rate in Virginia tops 91 percent. . . . → Read More

Native American Student Leadership Conference:

Thank you to everyone who attended the Native American Student Leadership Conference: Achievement, Culture & Leadership through (Science, Technology, Engineer and Mathematics) STEM. The annual event is an effort to expose students to higher education opportunities and help them build leadership skills. . . . → Read More

Nutrition Programs Policy Announced

Children play at a Summer Meals Program sponsor site.

Utah local educational agencies (that is, district and charter schools or LEAs) today announced their policy for free and reduced-price meals and free milk for children unable to pay the full price of meals/milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, After School Snack, and/or Special Milk programs. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 27, 2016

Northwest Middle School students Karina and Jasmine Rubalcava.

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 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: May 20, 2016

Living Traditions Festival School Day Program/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert discusses the transgender bathroom issue. Tribune looks at charter school management companies in Utah. Legislature discusses competency-based education. Utah communities still among fastest-growing in country, Census estimates show. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 20, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 4, 2016

In today’s ENR: Standard looks at the Student Success Grant Program at Roy High. Alpine considers a $386 million bond. Daily Herald looks at plans for the new Provo High. Congratulations to Utah’s 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 4, 2016. . . . → Read More

March Meeting Summary

In its March 18, 2016 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Appointed Board Member Mark Huntsman to head a search committee for a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Preliminarily approved the state’s new Digital Teaching and Learning Grant Program. Approved indirect cost rates, approved signing a Unified State Plan for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, and reviewed the work ahead for moving the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation from the Board to the Utah Department of Workforce Services. . . . → Read More