Education News Roundup: Nov. 21 – 2017

Artwork of sailboats by Canyon View Elementary students.

Two Corner Canyon High students killed in Draper rollover. Teens remembered as kind, caring as hundreds attend vigil. Poll: A Third of Utahns Say They Should Pay More in Taxes to Fund Education. In our opinion: School Bonds evidence Utah support for education. Secondary education homeless students have unique needs. Agency tells schools they must serve kids with disabilities. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 02 – 2016

Reid P. Newey. Photo courtesy of Davis School District office.

Congratulations to Reid Newey on his new appointment as the superintendent of Davis School District. Utah County residents to see 11 school district-level options on election ballot. Utah mom creates toy to help kids learn how to code. The PG-13 Reporters Covering an R-Rated Election. New standards contribute to academic improvement in many states, report asserts. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 28

In today’s ENR: Iron School District choir drops out of Southern Utah event. Milford High School awards diplomas to World War II vets. Trib supports Davis bond proposal. What does the resignation of House Speaker Boehner mean for the rewrite/reauthorization of No Child Left Behind? German schools attempt to deal with all the new migrant students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 28. . . . → Read More

2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest Winners

Here is a complete list of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 31st annual essay and video contest winners. The students were honored with an awards luncheon on Jan. 14 at the Davis School District Office in Farmington (photo slideshow attached). . . . → Read More

Congrats to Davis School District

The Utah State Board of Education recognized Davis School District during its November board meeting. Davis is the first district in the state to be fully accredited as a system through AdvancED. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 3, 2014

Allison P. Riddle, Utah’s 2014 Teacher of the Year

In today’s ENR: Congratulations to Utah Teacher of the Year Allison Riddle, who recently won one of the National Education Association Foundation’s Awards for Teaching Excellence. Politico offers an update on the national test consortia. And if you’re stuck at work today, much like ENR, you can kill some time by playing the “which snack foods meet the new federal vending machine standards” game from Ed Week. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 3. . . . → Read More

Alpine, Davis, Morgan Named to AP Honor Roll

school buses

Utah’s Alpine, Davis, and Morgan school districts were named to the fourth annual AP District Honor Roll, the College Board announced today. The honor recognizes districts who have simultaneously increased access to AP courses while maintaining or increasing the number of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP tests. . . . → Read More

School Bus Safety Week

Supt. Martell Menlove chats with students in route to Foxboro Elementary Thursday morning.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove rode on a school bus with students from Foxboro Elementary Thursday morning as part of National School Bus Safety Week, Oct. 21-25. . . . → Read More

Sr. High MLK, Jr. Grand Prize Essay Winner

Mckay Holbrook, Sr. High Grand Prize Essay winner.

Here’s a copy of the 29th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. grand prize essay winner for the 10th-12th grade category. Mckay Holbrook is a senior at Woods Cross High School in Davis School District. . . . → Read More