Education News Roundup: April 5, 2017




San Juan School District implements the Quality Teaching Incentive Program (Q-TIP) to help slow teacher turnover down there. Park City’s Teen Council will hold sex education discussions away from the high school campus. American Preparatory Academy is again building at its Draper site. Ed Week looks at some of the state ESSA plans that have been turned in early. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 1, 2017




School grading and school turnaround bills advance. House Education Committee advances the High School Activities Association bill. Park City School Board President assures Latino community that schools there are a safe place for all students. Vouchers come up in President Trump’s address to Congress. Will federal special education funding become portable? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 8, 2017




Rep. Chaffetz signs on as a cosponsor of a bill to abolish the U.S. Department of Education. Park City students design a mobile classroom in a bus. 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year Allison Riddle calls for more teacher leaders. Betsy DeVos begins her work as Secretary of Education. The House votes to block ESSA rules. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 4, 2017




Gov. Herbert publicly sworn in (not at) today. Education will again be a priority. Newly minted Trib colmunist Robert Gehrke urges the Governor to spend some political capital on education funding. Alpine School District swears in (not at) new Board Members. Education Week’s annual Quality Counts issue is out. There’s no change nationally and no change for Utah from last year. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah State Safety Skill Competition

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The Utah State Office of Education will holds its annual Utah State Safety Skill Competition for the state’s school bus drivers on Saturday, May 10 in Park City. Bus drivers from throughout the state will be competing on a safety course. . . . → Read More

MLK Essay/Video Award Winners

"Utah’s 2013 MLK Essay and Video Award Winners" by Tina Morandy




The Utah State Office of Education today announced the winners for the state’s 29th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Video contest. See who took the top honors. . . . → Read More

Park City adding Dual Immersion in every elementary school

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Dual Immersion programs soon will be available to students in every elementary school in Park City School District. The district has committed to expanding the program to all four of its elementary schools to further its vision for neighborhood schools. . . . → Read More