Do the Write Thing Challenge

"Megaphon" by Floeschie/CC/flickr

The Office of Gov. Gary R. Herbert and the Utah Board of Juvenile Justice invite seventh and eighth grade students to participate in the seventeenth annual Do the Write Thing Challenge aimed at combating youth violence in homes, schools and neighborhoods. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 10, 2015

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert releases his 2017 budget proposal. Utah Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands votes to authorize a lawsuit on federal land transfer. President Obama signs the ESSA. Utah Sen. Lee opposed the bill, but did speak up for one amendment of his that made it into the bill. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 10. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 30, 2015

"Kindergarten Scout" by Mats Eriksson/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Is an expansion of full-day kindergarten in Utah’s future? Gov. Herbert talks about education funding. Governor’s Education Advisor Tami Pyfer discusses education narratives in Utah. It looks like the Pell Grant program is expanding to high school students who want to take college courses in dual enrollment programs. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 24, 2015

Tami Pyfer, education advisor for Gov. Gary Herbert.

In today’s ENR: Gov. Gary Herbert’s education advisor, Tami Pyfer, takes to KVNU to discuss the governor’s cooperation on education issues. The Governor himself takes to CBNC to tout Utah’s investment in education. Ed Week looks at the proposed education cuts in the Senate’s budget. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 24. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 1, 2012

"Mock Election..." by Pesky Library/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Education comes up in the lieutenant governor debate. Gov. Herbert talks education on Radio West. As someone who lives about a block-and-a-half from this school, ENR can vouchsafe that no trick-or-treaters at his door were dressed as either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney despite a political focus at Polk. New York Mayor Bloomberg kicks in $200,000 for an education issue on Idaho’s ballot. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 1. . . . → Read More