Education News Roundup: Dec. 20 – 2016

"1st Grade Penguins" by Lone Peak Elementary students.

Utah Business looks at the new APT licensing rule. KSL looks into how Northwest Middle School is recruiting and retaining its teachers. Sen. Hillyard discusses partisan state school board elections. New Census report shows Utah is the fastest growing state in the nation. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 27, 2016

Northwest Middle School students Karina and Jasmine Rubalcava.

In today’s ENR: Utah has 45 new locations to provide free summer meals for children 18 and under. Meet the 14-year-old twin sisters who represented Utah’s middle school team at the MESA national engineering competition. The “Sky is not falling with new route to teacher licensing” a commentary by Cynthia Phillips on the recently approved ” Academic Path to Teaching program.” Timpview High School gets familiar face as new principal. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 27, 2016. . . . → Read More

U.S. Secretary of Education Visits Utah

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (red tie) visited Northwest Middle School on Dec. 5.

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School Thursday. Duncan was joined by State Supt. Martell Menlove, Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers, Northwest Principal Brian Conley, students, parents and teachers for a discussion on the school’s educational progress since it received a $2.3 million federal School Improvement grant in 2010. . . . → Read More