Education News Roundup: July 17, 2017

State Board of Education looks to update Utah’s health education standards. State Board also gives the OK to Park Valley School to move to a four-day school week. Logan Herald Journal looks at teachers’ summer jobs. Is high-stakes testing pushing the worst elementary teachers into the K-2 world? Navajo Nation discusses education sovereignty. You could be going back to school this fall in clothes made from recycled plastic bottles. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 17, 2015

Education News Roundup/ Artwork by fifth grade students at River Heights Elementary

In today’s ENR: Charter Solutions President Lincoln Fillmore will replace Aaron Osmond in the Utah Senate. Better school bus routes sought in San Juan County. Ed Week looks at school spending in the federal budget deal. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 17. . . . → Read More

Utah, Navajo Nation Student Data Agreement

Officials from the Utah State Board of Education and the Navajo Nation met to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will provide the Navajo Nation access to assessment data of Navajo students in Utah.

“We signed an agreement, an understanding that we will commit to one another to help promote the best education we . . . → Read More

Utah, Navajo Nation to Sign MOU

Utah State Board of Education Seal

Representatives from the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah Governor’s Office will meet Friday with representatives from the Navajo Nation to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) providing the Navajo Nation access to assessment data of Navajo students in Utah. . . . → Read More

State Board March Meeting

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Friday, March 8 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. Highlights of this Board meeting include: Signing a memorandum of understanding with the Navajo Department of Diné Education on use of assessment data of Navajo students. . . . → Read More