Education News Roundup: May 15, 2017

AP looks anew at vouchers in Utah with the ascendancy of Secretary DeVos, a voucher proponent. AP also has a national package on vouchers and school choice generally. Congratulations to new Murray Supt. Jennifer Covington. KSL looks at Utah’s teacher shortage. New York Times looks at the Google-ization of American education. For parents is the equation really Math < Reading? If gym class burps can be ruled on by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and discussed by the U.S. Supreme Court, they can be included in the news roundup. All that and more in today's Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 28, 2017

The 2017 Utah Children’s Budget Report from Voices for Utah Children is out. It includes information on education spending in Utah. If you want better grades consider emulating Buddy Rich or John Bonham? Herald Journal looks into grades at Spring Creek Middle School. Former NASA Astronaut Jose Hernandez speaks with high school students at the Latinos in Action Conference in Salt Lake. Apple, Google, and Microsoft are fighting it out for dominance in the ed tech market. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → 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