Education News Roundup: April 27, 2017




Gov. Herbert was in attendance when President Trump signed an order yesterday seeking a review of federal education regulations. Ogden School District moves to performance pay for coaches. Trib follows up on the American Preparatory Academy construction issue in Draper. 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year Allison Riddle discusses after-school programs in Ed Week. New IES study looks at the Washington, D.C. voucher program and student success. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Lessons Learned and Next Steps: Sen. Osmond Discusses Public Education Reform Bill Feedback

Senator Aaron Osmond, Utah Senate District 10




Senator Aaron Osmond (R-South Jordan) responds to the flood of feedback he’s received on his proposed legislation, the Education Employee Reform Act. The bill eliminates the Orderly Termination Act and makes changes to educator evaluations, paving the way for local districts to manage their workforce and implement performance pay. Both of these concepts have the Utah State Board of Education’s support. . . . → Read More

Seeking Input and Perspective from Our Educators: Comments and Thoughts on the Education Employee Reform Act Proposal

Senator Aaron Osmond, Utah Senate District 10




Senator Aaron Osmond (R-South Jordan) explains his proposed legislation, the Education Employee Reform Act, and invites the public to contact him with feedback. The bill eliminates the Orderly Termination Act and makes changes to educator evaluations, paving the way for local districts to manage their workforce and implement performance pay. Both of these concepts have the Utah State Board of Education’s support. . . . → Read More