Education News Roundup: May 11, 2016

2016 Prevention Dimensions Kids Day/Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Sen. Hillyard discusses changes to State Board of Education elections. Governor backs off on call for a special legislative session on SAGE testing. Jordan School District considers a $245 million bond. Congress is raising concerns about proposed ESSA rules. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 11, 2016. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: May 10, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye addresses a conference at San Juan School District. 2016 STEM Innovation Awards recipients announced. Changes proposed in state education standards. Elizabeth Smart & radKIDS On Tuesday’s Access Utah. Gov. Herbert may put eliminating SAGE testing on special session agenda. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 10, 2016. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: May 5, 2016

"Summer Reading 1" by KOMUnews/CC/flickr https://flic.kr/p/6rhwtS

In today’s ENR: ‘We’re getting things right:’ Four Cache Valley high schools recognized for excellence. Utah’s best in high school musical theater competing this weekend. STEM-focused education center opens at Hill Aerospace Museum. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 5. . . . → Read More



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



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"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