Education News Roundup: Dec. 19, 2016

"Radial Snowflakes" by fifth grade students at Lone Peak Elementary.

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education’s action involving the Utah High School Activities Association is still being discussed. Horizonte expands its scholarship program. Congratulations to the Davis and Duchesne school districts for being named to the AP Honor Roll. Gov. Herbert: 2017 budget will focus on education. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 01 -2016

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

In today’s ENR: Deseret News looks at the upcoming expansion of the Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning. Geneva gets a facelift courtesy of volunteers. Study: How A Happy School Can Help Students Succeed. The Need to Validate Vocational Interests Assuming college is always the best option turns career-minded students away from true learning. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 10 – 2016

Child Nutrition Programs' Team Up for Success Training/Education News Roundup

In today’s Education News Roundup: Provo and Washington districts raise taxes. D-News reports on other districts considering the move. Emery District is looking for more substitute teachers. Columbia University takes a look at who’s part of the opt-out movement. Illinois now requires driver education programs to offer instruction on what to do when you’re pulled over by the police. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 25, 2016

In today’s ENR: Utah gubernatorial candidates discuss education and other issues that made the Utah Foundation list. High schools will now be divided into six classifications for sports and other activities. New anti-out-out coalition forms. Links to these stories and many more are in the Educational News Roundup for March 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 26, 2016

Utah State Board of Education Member Dave Thomas, District 4

In today’s ENR: Speaker Hughes discusses the legislative session. Poll finds support for early childhood education in Utah. Utah State Board of Education First Vic Chair Thomas makes his case for limiting the state’s education fund surplus to K-12. Ed Week presents a bevy of reports on teacher recruitment. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 26, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 21, 2016

In today’s ENR: Reps. Bishop and Chaffetz put out a discussion draft of a public lands initiative. It includes provisions dealing with SITLA. Democrats in the Legislature are lining up to end the public ed/higher ed sharing of income tax funds and revert it all back to public ed. Utah launches the SafeUT mobile app, which puts students in contact with trained counselors at the tap of a smartphone screen. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 21. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 13, 2016

2014 Education bills

In today’s ENR: Lt. Gov. Cox speaking on the upcoming legislative session: ” We had over 100 education bills from last session that are just being implemented. We still don’t know how they’re going to work but we’ll have another hundred education bills this session.” Washington School Board updates its facilities naming policy. Park City School Board will be look at the district’s nutrition policy. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 13. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 30, 2015

students in lab coats_"Discover Science"

In today’s ENR: Herald Journal profiles new Logan Superintendent Frank Schofield. Trib looks at winter absenteeism in Utah schools for migrant students. D-News follows up on UEA’s lawsuit against the Utah State Board of Education. There are social media campaigns afoot to get kids interesting in engineering careers. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 29, 2015

"Happy New Year" by M Glasgow/CC/flickri

In today’s ENR: Is Google tracking students online? Austin, TX, school district hires a marketing firm to help attract students in response to charter schools there. Pediatricians group wants schools to have a plan for dealing with epileptic students. One Utah legislator has a bill about this in the upcoming session. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 29. . . . → Read More