Education News Roundup: Oct. 20, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Utah “has gone above and beyond all others in its efforts to ensure high school students learn financial literacy,” new report says. It’s the law. Utah school districts can’t ask teachers if they have conceal- carry permits. Students who host a blood drive and collect 25 pints, will be eligible for scholarships. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 20. . . . → Read More

Online Courses for Administrators

The Finance in the Classroom and the Utah Core for K-12 Administrators online course is now available. . . . → Read More

Need Credits?

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Online professional development courses for financial literacy sponsored by USOE and UEN are available beginning April 3, 2013. . . . → Read More

Utah students can test their financial literacy

Utah students can test their knowledge of basic financial concepts like saving, budgeting and investing by participating in the 2011 National Financial Capabilities Challenge. The top scoring students will be recognized at a national awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., later this spring. Last year, thousands of students from all 50 states participated in the Challenge. . . . → Read More