Enter SITLA’s Instragram Challenge

#SITLAfunds15 is an Instagram photo challenge calling for students, parents, teachers, and administrators to show how School LAND Trust Funds are used in their schools. The challenge is co-sponsored by SITLA and the School Children’s Trust at the Utah Office of Education. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Is a Lottery Gambling?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a student wants to know if the debate club can have a lottery to raise funds. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Oct. 19 UPPAC Q&A. . . . . . → Read More

Make a Bookmark, Win Savings

"Attack of the Piggy banks" by Low Jianwei/CC/flickr

Utah students in grades K-12, here’s a chance to win a $1,000 college saving certificate. The Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP) and Zions First National Bank are sponsoring the “Make Your Mark” bookmark contest. . . . → Read More

ACT announces scholarship video contest

Movie Camera_Photo by mecookie/flickr_ACT Video Scholarship

Why take the ACT? Answer this question with an original video and you could win thousands of dollars for college. ACT is handing out a $5,000 scholarship for the winning entry in this video contest. Second-place nets $2,500 and the third place winner gets $1,000. . . . → Read More

Calling all software developers and data crunchers!

DonorsChoose.org is letting “hackers” access its cache of data on public school teachers and their classroom needs collected over the past decade. No, it’s not a security breach. It’s a new contest unveiled earlier today, “Hacking Education.” . . . → Read More