Education News Roundup

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In today’s ENR: Speaker Hughes does not anticipate a tax cut in the 2016 Legislature. Gov. Herbert will not form a nominating committee for the Utah State Board of Education. GOP gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson discusses the Common Core in Utah. KSL reviews today’s school bond elections in Davis and Park City districts … and very briefly discusses those in Tooele, Wasatch and Duchesne. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 3. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 28, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Utah NAEP scores are up in fourth grade reading (thanks in large part to increased Hispanic student scores) but flat in eighth grade reading and fourth and eighth grade math. Nationally, NAEP math scores drop for the first time ever. Cache and Logan districts assess their assessments. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 28. . . . → Read More

2015 NAEP Math and Reading Results

In contrast to the nation, Utah fourth graders made statistically significant gains in reading on the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), according to data released today. Utah’s fourth graders also held steady in math achievement while the nation as a whole declined. Utah eighth graders also made gains, though not statistically significant gains, in both math and reading while the nation declined in both, NAEP said. . . . → Read More