Education News Roundup: June 22, 2017

Legislature considers cleaning up Utah’s education code, but is also considering 90 education-related bills (so far) for the 2018 session. New census data shows Utah’s younger population is growing ever more diverse. Several public education groups received “Talent Ready Utah” grants. Alabama drops ACT Aspire. Fidget spinners are soooooo 20 minutes ago. The newest thing: Mini-crossbows. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

CMAC’s October Meeting Agenda

photo collage of minority students

The Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) will meet Oct. 23 at Utah State Office of Education from noon to 2 p.m. . . . → Read More

Coalition of Minorities’ June Agenda

photo collage of minority students

he Utah State Board of Education Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC) will meet June 26 at Utah State Office of Education from noon to 2 p.m. Items on the agenda include a presentation on a University of Utah scholarship for underrepresented students … . . . → Read More

Thousands of Elementary Students Get First Peek at Living Traditions Festival

Chinese Lion Dance

About 2,000 Utah second through fourth grade students will participate in a special Student Day before the 27th Annual Living Traditions Festival kicks off on Friday. The event is a celebration of Salt Lake’s diversity through folk and ethnic arts, including music, dance and crafts. . . . → Read More

Minority education advisory committee meets today

Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee Chair Ike Spencer_"Minority education advisory committee meets today"

The Utah State Board of Education’s Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee meets today at the Utah State Office of Education. The committee meets monthly to discuss issues related to the education of Utah’s minority students, such as educational equity, closing achievement gaps and diversity awareness. . . . → Read More