Education News Roundup: Jan. 15, 2016

Artwork by Draper Elementary students.




In today’s ENR: Sen. Hillyard talks budget. Rep. King talks sex ed. Northern Utah school districts talk teacher retention. New Jersey Gov. Christie talks Common Core at the GOP debate. 5 Utah school districts make AP Honor Roll. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 15. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 01, 2015

The Utah State Office of Education superintendency serves employees during the annual winter breakfast.




In today’s ENR: Teen happy for 2nd chance after heart stopped in gym class. Utah Educational Savings Plan: Give the Gift. Whiskered cops whip up $6,600 for needy kids. Choir students help Zions Bank kick off holiday season. Students to present to diners in Portuguese. Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 1. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 4, 2015




In today’s ENR: Governor’s decision on not forming a nominating committee for the Utah State Board of Education could make for an interesting ballot next fall. Salt Lake District Court judge throws out a lawsuit over Common Core in Utah. Here’s the roundup. Bond roundup. Minority hiring practices at Salt Lake District come under fire. Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 4. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup

"I Voted Sticker" by Bill.Roehl/CC/flickr




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. 16, 2015

Students sit in front of laptops in geometry class




In today’s ENR: UEA convention opens with a discussion between teachers and legislators. Duchesne’s Myton Elementary raises its grade from an F to a C. How private can a student on a school laptop be on Windows 10? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 16. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 30




In today’s ENR: Park City looks at tax increase if the bond election fails. EPA grant will provide for some cleaner school buses in Utah. PRI looks at a former child laborer in Iran who is now a student at Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant. Harvard professor looks at the educator professional development student that came out in August discrediting much of professional development. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 22, 2015

Artwork by Riverton High School students in Jordan School District.




In today’s ENR: Salt Lake mayoral candidates discuss education. Davis District looks at a bond. Ed Week columnist Tom Vander Ark gives some props to Park City schools for their using of coding. And Harvard Business School gives some props to the public-private partnership for preschool in Granite District. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 22. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 10, 2015

Suicide Prevention Specialist Cathy Davis speaks at the Preventing and Responding to Student Suicide conference on Sept. 10




In today’s education headlines: Students send messages of hope, suicide prevention through artwork. State auditors call for more collaboration between high schools, tech college. A new study from a British technology group says students are more interested in coding than in learning a foreign language. School district receives an offer for the purchase of Provo High. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 10. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 9, 2015

State Charter School Board members visited American Leadership Academy and several other charters on Wednesday, Sept. 9.




In today’s ENR: Congratulations to the seven Utah teachers named finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Tooele County School District bond will go on the ballot this November. Here is a look at the first days of school through the decades from the photo archives of the New York Times. A Deseret News editorial looks at “Addressing truancy needs to be a collaborative, sustained national effort.” Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 9. . . . → Read More