Education News Roundup: June 27, 2017




A group of Utah educators files suit to halt partisan State School Board elections. Parents of six Utah girls file suit to allow their daughters to play high school football. St. George News takes a closer look at homeless students. AP takes a closer look at what yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling on school playgrounds portends for vouchers. The Atlantic and The Hill takes larger views of the public education system in the U.S. Code.org creates a computer coding class for middle schoolers while the New York Times takes a closer look at Code.org itself. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 30, 2017




Jordan School District relinquishes rights to a cemetery. KSL looks at extended-day kindergarten in the Canyons School District. The Spectrum takes an extended look at youth suicide in Southern Utah. The Washington Post looks at potential cuts in agency civil rights budgets, including the U.S. Department of Education. Oklahoma’s teacher of the year quits to take a job in Texas. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 7, 2017




Teachers are taking a closer look at the proposed pay package in Jordan. Utah Public Radio looks at a disagreement between Moab and SITLA. Indiana takes a look at UPSTART. Educators nationally are taking a closer look at what loser privacy protections mean for schools. Washington Post figures security measures for Secretary DeVos tally $1 million per month. New Mexico outlaws ‘school lunch shaming.’ All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 23, 2017




Jordan School District looks to boost teacher pay. Provo High looks to end FFA participation. Nationally, 50 education groups urge rejection of the GOP health bill, scheduled for a vote today. Education becomes a topic at the current Fed meeting. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah’s Farm to School Month




Riverside Elementary students in Jordan School District helped kick-off Utah’s Farm to School Month with a “Farm Field Day” right in their school. Gov. Gary Herbert’s declared October as Farm to School Month, which coincides with the national celebration. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 21, 2014

Gov. Gary Herbert




In today’s ENR: South Jordan councilman still wants a Jordan School District split placed on the ballot. Chromebooks grow in popularity among schools. Homeless girl graduates from Ben Lomond. Governor seeks to review Common Core standards. Links to these stories and many more in the Education News Roundup for July 21. . . . → Read More

Matthew Lund, PAEMST Finalist

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects




Matthew Lund, a science teacher at Copper Hills High School in West Jordan, has been selected as a Utah State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). . . . → Read More

Dawn Monson, PAEMST Finalist

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects




Dawn Monson, a science teacher at South Hills Middle School in Riverton, has been selected as a Utah State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 31, 2013

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In today’s ENR: School lunch in Jordan District? There’s an app for that. The leggings controversy makes its way to Utah. U.S. Department of Education announces new district Race to the Top program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 31, 2013. . . . → Read More