Education News Roundup: June 22, 2017

Legislature considers cleaning up Utah’s education code, but is also considering 90 education-related bills (so far) for the 2018 session. New census data shows Utah’s younger population is growing ever more diverse. Several public education groups received “Talent Ready Utah” grants. Alabama drops ACT Aspire. Fidget spinners are soooooo 20 minutes ago. The newest thing: Mini-crossbows. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More



State Board of Education Meeting Agendas for May 4-5, 2017

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a hold a study session, meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and hold committee meetings at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 4, 2017 beginning at 9 a.m. The full Board will meet on Friday, May 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Board’s Salt Lake City office. . . . → Read More



USBE Finance Committee Meeting: April 21, 2017

The Utah State Board of Education Finance Committee will be meeting beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: April 4, 2017

Audit finds privatizing the state’s student information system could cost millions. The group that brought the lawsuit against the State Superintendent over the soon-to-be-defunct ‘no homo promo’ law are open to negotiating an end to the case. President Trump tells CEOs that he’s planning to spend a lot of money on education. Survey of school IT leaders finds mobile learning and cybersecurity are top issues. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More