Education News Roundup: July 5, 2017

Trib looks at differences in teacher pay among Utah districts. Provo School District is encouraging students to look at an education career with a new class. Kairos Academy initiates some changes in hopes of regaining its charter. School superintendents across the country are lobbying against the GOP healthcare bill over cuts in Medicaid. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 19, 2017

Salt Lake District is offering teachers a 9 percent pay raise. Remember to pay your web domain name fee on time. Dual immersion students now starting to reach high school. KSL looks at who owns Utah, including the land managed by the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine issue a new report on CTE. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 1, 2017

It’s AP testing season and a UVU psychology professor has some questions about them. Utah History Day was Saturday. Also on Saturday, Provo School District held a youth powwow. The budget deal in Congress today has more money for Title I and special education. Will the Arizona tax credit program go national? AP puts together a large package on sexual assault in K-12 schools. Will the Trump administration loosen school lunch rules? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah Secondary Principals of the Year

The principals of Nebo School District’s Salem Hills High School and Provo School District’s Dixon Middle School, along with the assistant principal of Alpine School District’s American Fork High School, were named 2017 Utah Secondary Principals of the Year by the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals in a ceremony recently in St. George. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 13, 2015

Students participate in activities at the Natural History Museum of Utah as part of American Indian Month celebration.

In today’s ENR: Sen. Aaron Osmond is leaving the Legislature to lead tech college network. Provo City School District: High school location decision could come by next meeting. There are more than 800 homeless children in Washington County. Tooele County school officials planning move to 5-by-5 schedule. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 13. . . . → Read More

Blog Features “Healthier Future”

Provo School Food Service Director Jenilee McComb writes about the district’s experience in meeting and adjusting to new nutritional school lunch guidelines. . . . → Read More

Looking into a Healthy Future in Provo

Provo School District Meals

The Provo school meals team has a theme every year and builds their menus and activities around it. This year’s theme is “Moving into the Future.” School Food Service Director Jenilee McComb said, “We’re always looking forward.” . . . → Read More

State Superintendent Shumway Joins Hundreds of Read-a-Thon Volunteers

Amelia Earhart Elementary Read-a-Thon 2

Amelia Earhart Elementary School in the Provo District held its second annual Read-a-Thon this morning. The goal of the Read-a-Thon is to have one adult read to every child in the school for a half an hour. Parents and grandparents were joined by community volunteers, including members of the school and district staff, the Provo School Board, the Provo mayor, city employees, police officers, a legislator and Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway. . . . → Read More

Board recognizes significant improvement at Provo Peaks Elementary

Provo Peaks Elementary School is honored by the Utah State Board of Education for significant improvement

The Utah State Office of Education would like to recognize Principal Alex Judd, the faculty, the Provo School District leadership and members of the community for their work in supporting significant school improvement at Provo Peaks Elementary School. . . . → Read More