Education News Roundup: Sept. 14, 2015

"School Supplies" by Cindy Schultz/CC/ Flickr




In today’s ENR: Teens are using this calculator app for something other than math class, and it’s worrying parents. Davis School Board to hold open houses on $298 million school bond. Cache District sees positive strides in SAGE results. Child sexual abuse prevention groups now invited to apply as approved elementary school providers. New Tools to Help Students Make Informed Decisions About Higher Education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 14. . . . → Read More

Back-to-School Numbers




Here are some back-to-school numbers for the Utah public education 2015-2016 school year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 23, 2015

A group of students learn about hydrology during the 2015 Earth Connections Camp.




In today’s ENR: There’s more follow up on Garfield’s loss of student enrollment. Utah teachers are learning about STEM instruction. And about civics instruction. The Openshaw family funeral was held in Provo yesterday. Education groups are pushing Congress on rewriting No Child Left Behind. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 23. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 4, 2015

Chinese Dual-Immersion Kindergarten Class




In today’s ENR: KUTV looks at Utah’s first graduating class from a dual immersion school. West Jordan students protest the school’s dress code. Granger High food pantry helps during the summer months. Will it soon be getting a little harder to get into the U? Ed Week releases its annual Diplomas Count issue. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 4. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 18, 2015

Students and Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City's mayor, pose at the 2015 Living Traditions Festival.




In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert congratulates Hyrum’s Lincoln Elementary on its National Blue Ribbon School award. KSL looks at the turnaround at Wendover High. Board of Regents look at the coming college enrollment boom. D-News likes the direction Utah teacher evaluation is going. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 18. . . . → Read More

2014-15 Fingertip Facts




Fingertip Facts is a compendium of some of the most frequently requested data sets from the Utah State Office of Education (USOE). . . . → Read More

Utah Public Schools Add 11,500 New Students in 2011




Utah’s public schools grew by 11,500 students, or about 2 percent, between 2010 and 2011, according to new figures released today by the Utah State Office of Education. October 1 enrollment counts show there are now 587,745 students in Utah public schools. . . . → Read More