Education News Roundup: Dec. 21 – 2016

Sen. Hillyard (at Cache Valley Daily) and Gov. Herbert (at Utah Policy) each talk about the education budget. Utah students are getting better at math. Uintah School Board will meet tonight and discuss the superintendent’s contract. KUER looks at special education in Utah. . . . → Read More

Science Community Opportunities

Sarah Young, Science Specialist at the Utah State Office of Education

Check out the experiences below to become more engaged in the science community around us: 2015 Science Endorsement Courses are open for Registration with USTA and UEN KUER VideoWest Documentary video on Trees with University of Utah’s Nalini Nadkarni The Math of Project Learning Tree – A Workshop for PreK-6 educators with Utah Society for Environmental Education Outreach Survey for K-12 Teachers for University of Utah Department of Physics and Astronomy Join the STEM Action Center Newsletter Email List KUED Teacher Innovation Awards – Nominations now open! . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 6, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Rowland Hall goes for Obama while Bonneville and Provo opt for Romney in high school elections. Canyons kids learn about the electoral college. Weber State will open a charter kindergarten this fall. http://goo.gl/DCS6S (OSE) Sen. Stephenson writes about teacher unions. What’s the most important innovation in education in the past 200 years? Ohio tries to find a new state superintendent. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 6. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 22, 2012

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In today’s ENR: The media has shown us what’s really important in Utah schools: Whether East gets in the football playoffs or not. Standard looks at the new school lunch rules. Ed Week asks: What becomes of ESEA waivers if Romney wins? AP looks at Common Core implementation in New York. New York Times looks at a high school where it takes six years to graduate, but you get technical training and an associate’s degree along with your diploma. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 22. . . . → Read More