Education News Roundup: June 9, 2017

State Charter School Board takes a closer look at Pioneer High School for the Performing Arts and Franklin Discovery Academy. Secondary school teacher survey finds most students not naturally interested in STEM subjects. (Horrific) Thought for the day: “In a very real manner our experiences with popularity are always occupying our minds. We never really left high school at all.” All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 3, 2015

Graduation Cap Cupcake

In today’s ENR: There’s some follow up to yesterday’s report on per-pupil funding. Logan resident looks for history at the old Intermountain Intertribal School in Brigham City … before it’s all demolished. Is Common Core math more rigorous? Summer camp offered for ESL students. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 3. . . . → Read More

Three ways CTE Helps Graduation Rates

Mary Shumway, State Director of Career and Technical Education

To be ready for life after high school, students first need to graduate. To follow are three often-cited reasons that students drop out (Johnston, J. H. (2010) Dropout Prevention: A Research Brief. Fairfield, CT: Education Partnerships, Inc.,) followed by some examples of ways that Career and Technical Education (CTE) can help prevent students from dropping out. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 28, 2012

"Pertussis bacteria" by Sanofi Pasteur/CC/flickr

ENR headlines: School-level whooping cough outbreak gets defined. Park City’s budget is on track. New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman nominates Arne Duncan for Secretary of State. How to win a school board election in eight Facebook postings or less. Minnesota task force recommends ending high stakes tests in high school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 28. . . . → Read More

A Visit to Navajo Mountain HS

Navajo Mountain High Scholl visit

Superintendent Larry K. Shumway and Utah State Board of Education member Mark Openshaw of District 13 visited Navajo Mountain High School Wednesday. . . . → Read More