Education News Roundup: Jan. 27, 2016

In today’s ENR: The Governor will be offering his State of the State address. AP reports that education funding will be a focus. Rep. Briscoe also is seeking education funding. Public Education Appropriations looks to shore up charter school funding. However, the latest report released today still shows Utah at the bottom of the pack in per-pupil funding. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 16, 2015

Education News Roundup/4th Grade Parodies of the Scream.

In today’s ENR: KSTU prognosticates a very busy 2016 legislative session. Democrats react to Gov. Herbert’s education budget. So does Prosperity 2020. Utah Foundation surveys business owners about Utah’s workforce. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 16. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 20, 2015

for June 11, 2013

In today’s ENR: Will the Governor call a special session to deal with the Utah State Board of Education election process? Sen. Hillyard also discusses the issue. The race for Sen. Osmond’s seat is attracting candidates, including a couple with education ties. . . . → Read More

Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations

Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: School and Institutional Trust Lands Board of Trustees Nominating Committee . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 15, 2015

"Winter Playground" by Scott Costello/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Congrats to Erik Hans Fronberg and Zachary Miles Zundel for being selected as the ” most promising young scientific leaders” in Utah. Local student shares FIRST Robotics Competition experience. Can you figure out the answer to the math problem that has gone viral? The ESEA reauthorization discussion continues. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 15. . . . → Read More

Education Bills Ceremonial Signing

Student leaders, teachers and staff welcomed Gov. Gary Herbert to Joel P. Jensen Middle School Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of five education bills. . . . → Read More

HB33 Ceremonial Signing

Gov. Gary Herbert hosted a ceremonial signing of HB33 the American Indian-Alaskan Native Education Amendments, at the Capitol on Monday, March 30. The bill establishes a 16-member commission, which will submit an American Indian/Alaskan Native State Education Plan to the Utah State Board of Education for adoption. . . . → Read More

State Board February Meeting Summary

In its Feb. 6, 2015 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: • Discussed Utah Core Standards and the Common Core with Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. • Deferred a decision on whether to seek an extension to Utah’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver while watching events both in Washington, where the act is now up for renewal, and in Salt Lake City, where the Legislature is preparing its annual budget for public education. • Prepared its final budget requests for public schools for fiscal year 2015 for the Utah Legislature. . . . → Read More

Food that’s in when school is out

Summer Food Service Program Ogden Location

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is operating at several locations in Utah this summer. The purpose of SFSP is to provide meals to children ages 18 and younger during the summer months when school is out. . . . → Read More