Education News Roundup: May 29, 2015

In today’s ENR: Superintendent Smith addresses the Utah Taxpayers Association conference. New Jersey Gov. Christie wants to reevaluate Common Core, but also wants to keep the state’s tests, which are linked to Common Core. Ed Week takes a look at charter school boards. Kansas and Missouri teens share the National Spelling Bee championship. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 29. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 4, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Students in Cache County are using an academic bowl to prepare for this year’s SAGE tests. Congratulations to this year’s Utah Teacher Innovation Awards winners. Congratulations to Timpanogos High’s Brianna Ray, Rowland Hall’s Natalya R. Ritter, and Hillcrest High’s Calvin H. Yu, Utah’s 2015 Presidential Scholars. Iowa gets ready to vote on science standards. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 4. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 27, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Trib profiles Park City School District’s Center for Advanced Professional Studies. D-News profiles 83-year-old Redwood Elementary School volunteer. Trib editorial board speaks up for SAGE. Paramount announces plans to give a “Selma” DVD to all every high school in the U.S. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 27. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 19, 2015

In today’s ENR: KUER previews today’s Utah State Board of Education meeting on HB 360. Cache District approves new high school boundaries. Ogden High football is going independent. Civil rights complaints are at a new high at the U.S. Department of Education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 19. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan 26, 2015

Utah State Capitol

In today’s ENR: And so it begins. What do Utahns want from the session? Davis offers new district diploma. WaPo poses the question: What happens when the Common Core becomes less common? What to expect in the upcoming Utah State Legislature. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 26. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 20, 2014

In today’s ENR: The Legislature looks at changes in school grading. Will the method for getting to the ballot change for Utah State Board of Education candidates? Data Quality Campaign gives kudos to Utah for its use of student data. President Obama will discuss immigration tonight, a topic of special interest to K-12 populations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 20. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 5, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Congratulations to last night’s winners in State School Board races.Congrats are in order for local board races. Standard profiles Ogden interim superintendent Sandy Coroles. Provo students to design ornaments for White House Christmas tree. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 5. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 21, 2014

SAGE Brochure

In today’s ENR: Trib takes a closer look at SAGE scores due out Monday. Hello? Anyone out there want to be a teacher? Anyone? Anyone at all? Pornography Education Pilot Project Launches in Taylorsville. AT&T surprises 162 Salt Lake teachers by funding their DonorsChoose.org projects. Jazz Take Nearly 200 Students on Field Trip to Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 21. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 4, 2014

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In today’s ENR: North Ogden targets truants. Former Gov. Huntsman delivers science supplies to Rose Park Elementary. ENR nominates Deron Williams as new spokesman for Utah public schools. Here he discusses some of the differences between living in New York and Utah: “In Utah, you just send your kids to the first public school in the area because they’re all great.” Internationally, Britain looks to make school tougher. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 4. . . . → Read More