Education News Roundup: March 17, 2017

Media outlets locally and nationally are trying to parse out what President Trump’s education budget means for programs moving forward. Deputy Superintendent Rich Nye named Superintendent in Ogden. OECD encourages the U.S. to spend more on infrastructure including education. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria wants “more focus on the type of education and the type of skills that you need that are being demanded by the productive sector, not merely more diplomas.” Should whole classes still be reading a novel together? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Most interest yet, fewest grants available for after-school program

Thirty-eight groups are vying for four federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants available to Utah this year. It’s the most interest the Utah State Office of Education has seen yet and the fewest number of grants available to the state. . . . → Read More