Education News Roundup: Dec. 15, 2015

Education News Roundup. Photo by Cybil Prideaux.

In today’s ENR: Herald Journal looks at how Utah schools are preparing for the new science standards. New national report shows high school graduation rates at a new all-time high in 2013-14, and Utah’s rate beat the nation’s rate. LA Unified shuts down its schools after receiving an e-mailed threat. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 15. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 29

In today’s ENR: D-News follows up on the NAEP results in language arts and math. Summit County Attorney’s Office is looking into the Park City School District bond election. High school scrap books are being digitized. Gov. Herbert would like to meet with newly-elected Speaker Paul Ryan to discuss ESEA reauthorization. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 29. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 25, 2015

2015 Flag Day ceremony at the Utah State Office of Education.

In today’s ENR: Charter school funding task force begins its work. Utah, and Salt Lake County in particular, are looking more diverse. Nationally, House panel looks to make some cuts in the federal education budget. Looks like debate on the Senate’s ESEA reauthorization will open up on July 7. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 28, 2015

In today’s ENR: Digital Learning Now gives Utah — well, OK, and Florida, too — good grades on digital learning. Salem High reports a case of whooping cough. Congratulations to former Utah Teacher of the Year Leigh VandenAkker, who was also named a Huntsman Education Award winner. Congratulations to DaVinci Academy eighth grader Alexia McCarty, who won the national Young Playwrights for Change competition. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 28. . . . → Read More