Education News Roundup: Aug. 29, 2017

Utah lawmakers are considering an option that would let them call themselves into special session. Logan residents still working out how a community rec center and Logan High can coexist in the same facility. More Americans are giving better grades to public schools, according to this year’s Phi Delta Kappa poll. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte has launched an on-campus high school for aspiring teachers. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 7, 2017

House advances the High School Activities Association bill. Logan High set to begin its Innovations program next year. Minnesota teachers want help with understanding assessment data and how it can inform instruction. Colorado moves from ACT for all to SAT for all. Texas prepares to add $1.6 billion to its education fund. While Wyoming looks to cut $34 million from its education fund. Chance the Rapper, in the meantime, donates $1 million to Chicago public schools. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah’s Outstanding Mathematics and Science Teachers

Nathan Auck . Photo courtesy of PAEMST

Congratulations to Utah’s 2015 recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). They are: Secondary Mathematics: Nathan Auck from Horizonte Instruction and Training Center in Salt Lake Secondary Science: Andrew Neilson from Logan High School in Logan . . . → Read More

Andrew Neilson, PAEMST Finalist

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

Andrew Neilson, a science teacher at Logan High School in Logan, has been selected as a Utah State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). . . . → Read More

Five Utah schools honored for decades of accreditation

This month, we are recognizing five schools that have reached significant accreditation milestones. These awards are symbolic of the dedication and commitment to student achievement and school improvement, and to the leadership of these fine schools. . . . → Read More