Education News Roundup: May 23, 2017




Voices for Utah Children report looks at inequities in school discipline. Utah and Mexico update a child custody agreement. U’s College of Education earns high marks in new report. Sen. Ipson offers a thank you for teachers. Book Cliff Elementary Principal Jones offers a thank you for the community. Secretary DeVos offers a preview of the federal education budget due out today. AP wonders what will become of the quiet agreements schools have worked out with the parents of transgendered students over restroom use if the new Texas bathroom bill passes. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 3, 2017




Cache School District deals with enrollment growth while Logan School District deals with enrollment loss. Weber State’s alumni magazine deals with the teaching profession this month (with a hat tip to Assistant Superintendent Patty Norman). Stories include: An overview with teacher and USBE Member Jennifer Graviet; spending a day with second-grade teacher Heather Hales; and a look at how teaching has changed with Sherrie West. Nationally, educators speak out against a proposed cut in a federal teacher-support program. NPR looks at how U.S.-born students are faring in Mexican schools following the deportation of their families. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More