Education News Roundup: Dec. 21 – 2016

Sen. Hillyard (at Cache Valley Daily) and Gov. Herbert (at Utah Policy) each talk about the education budget. Utah students are getting better at math. Uintah School Board will meet tonight and discuss the superintendent’s contract. KUER looks at special education in Utah. . . . → Read More

The 1940 Census: A Window on Utah’s Educational Past

Bailey Gatzert School students salute flag, Seattle, May 18, 1943

Monday’s release of individual data from the 1940 U.S. Census opened a window to the lives of those who have gone before us. Apart from individual data, the census also gives us an opportunity to view society writ large at that time. Indeed, Utah schools had a different look in 1940. . . . → Read More