Ceremonial signing of SB215

Gov. Gary Herbert visited Copper Hills High School on Tuesday to ceremonially sign a bill started by students in an AP U.S. Government class. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 18, 2014

school buses

In today’s ENR: Think there are a lot of students in Utah classrooms now?: “Study: Utah to nearly double population by 2050.” Gov. Herbert touts education as one of the cornerstones for Utah’s bottom line. Utah Policy’s Bob Bernick speculates that by 2016 even Utah Republicans will have to support more funding for education to get elected. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 18. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 1, 2014

In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert stands up for Common Core in Utah and Indiana. KSL shows what’s up with the new SAGE spring tests for Utah students. Canyons District names three superintendent finalists. Annie E. Casey Foundation’s new report chronicles differences between majority and minority children in Utah and across the nation. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Governor Appoints New Board Member

Utah State Board of Education Seal

Meet the new member of the Utah State Board of Education. Here’s the news release issued by the office of Gov. Gary R. Herbert. . . . → Read More

Governor Names New Education Advisor

Tami Pyfer, Utah State Board of Education, District 1

Here is the official press release from the Office of the Governor on the announcement of Tami Pyfer as the new education advisor. . . . → Read More

Governor’s Education Budget

Gov. Gary Herbert surrounded by Stewart Elementary students at the Governor's Mansion.

Gov. Gary Herbert presented his proposed 2015 state budget on Wednesday. See the education funding highlights included in the FY 2015 Budget Overview, One Page Summary. . . . → Read More

Special Holiday Decorators

Stewart Elementary students at the Governor's Mansion

Students from Stewart Elementary School, a Chinese Immersion School, visited the Governor’s Mansion for some holiday decorating on Tuesday. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 1, 2013

Gov. Gary Herbert

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert talks education reform at the western governors confab in Park City. Cache District still looking for a new board member. Washington District has a new superintendent today. Washington District has a new superintendent today. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 1. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 20, 2013

Gov. Herbert signs suicide prevention bills.

In today’s ENR: Poverty moves out from cities to suburbs. Teachers who carry guns to school speak out. Gov. Herbert signs suicide prevention bills. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 20. . . . → Read More