Education News Roundup: Dec. 23, 2015

In today’s ENR: New Census report shows Utah now has as many people as Chicago — that is, 3 million. But the state’s fertility rate is slowing. AP previews Sen. Van Tassell’s American Indian education bill. The U.S. Department of Education is asking 12 states — Utah is not among them — to address their low student participation in state testing. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 23. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 2, 2015

Backpack Front by Max California/CC/flickr https://flic.kr/p/boErgA

In today’s ENR: Salt Lake District suffers cyber-attack. Provo District looks at west side properties. Utah college application days are coming up next week. Ed groups are starting to get impatient over ESEA reauthorization. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 2. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 15, 2015

2015 Utah's secondary principals of the year, Peter Glahn, Sandy Ferrell and Todd Quarnberg.

In today’s ENR: There’s lots of follow up on the Utah Foundation report on Utah’s low taxes. Congratulations to Utah’s secondary principals of the year, Todd Quarnberg, Sandy Ferrell and Peter Glahn. In states where there is school choice, how do parents really go about choosing schools? Canyons District administrator elected to serve on national board. Granite District taking 2016-17 school year calendar survey. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 15. . . . → Read More