Education News Roundup: Sept. 24, 2015

In today’s ENR: Juan Diego teachers are incorporating the news of the day about Pope Francis into the classroom. KSL looks at the mentoring program between from Northwest Middle and West High. Newsweek takes a way long look (including some side trips into education) at ENR’s apparently egalitarian hometown of Ogden. Heber City gets its first resource officer for schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 24. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 22, 2015

Artwork by Riverton High School students in Jordan School District.

In today’s ENR: Salt Lake mayoral candidates discuss education. Davis District looks at a bond. Ed Week columnist Tom Vander Ark gives some props to Park City schools for their using of coding. And Harvard Business School gives some props to the public-private partnership for preschool in Granite District. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 22. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 11, 2015

"back to school" by Emma_Brown/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education is no longer a part of the Utah Public Education Coalition. Weber School Board looks to refinance its bonds. USOE Associate Superintendent Angie Stallings reaches out to Hispanic parents in Utah for a back-to-school piece on Univision. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 30, 2015

Lincoln Elementary School Principal Ross Lunceford was named Utah’s 2015 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Photo by Zac Williams.

In today’s ENR: UVU looks to build an autism program. UVU also establishes the C. Mark and Amy Openshaw Annual Scholarship honoring the late Utah State Board of Education Member. Congratulations to Lincoln Elementary School Principal Ross Lunceford, who was named Utah’s 2015 National Distinguished Principal by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. Congratulations to USOE Agriculture Education Specialist Buddy Deimler who was named to the National FFA Board of Directors. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 25, 2015

2015 Flag Day ceremony at the Utah State Office of Education.

In today’s ENR: Charter school funding task force begins its work. Utah, and Salt Lake County in particular, are looking more diverse. Nationally, House panel looks to make some cuts in the federal education budget. Looks like debate on the Senate’s ESEA reauthorization will open up on July 7. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 25. . . . → 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: June 23, 2015

A group of students learn about hydrology during the 2015 Earth Connections Camp.

In today’s ENR: There’s more follow up on Garfield’s loss of student enrollment. Utah teachers are learning about STEM instruction. And about civics instruction. The Openshaw family funeral was held in Provo yesterday. Education groups are pushing Congress on rewriting No Child Left Behind. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 23. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 15, 2015

American flag in elementary school classroom

In today’s ENR: D-News takes an in-depth look at the future of Utah’s public schools. Weber and Ogden districts approve teacher contracts. Waterford School’s Nancy Heuston is retiring. Condolences come in for Utah State Board of Education Member Mark Openshaw. The House rewrite of ESEA could make to the floor as early as Wednesday. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 15, 2015. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 11, 2015

Summer Food Service Program poster

In today’s ENR: Utah State Prison inmates earn their high school diplomas. UVU holds math camp. House may move on an ESEA rewrite as early as next week. Child nutrition advocates say few parents aware of free summer meals program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 11. . . . → Read More