Education News Roundup: April 10, 2017

Utah school districts are recruiting teachers nationally. Environmental educators hold their annual conference in Logan. A Navajo Mountain High team is heading to a robotics national championship in Houston. An all-girl team from Weber School District is headed to a robotics championship in Louisville. WaPo looks at Florida’s tax credit program. The Times looks at PTA gifts in rich school districts. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Send your Nominations for UPPAC

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Interim State Superintendent Sydnee Dickson is soliciting nominations for positions on the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. UPPAC reviews investigative reports, considers evidence, and makes recommendations to the Utah State Board of Education on educator licensing. Four positions are open for three-year terms beginning on July 1, 2016. All positions must be filled by licensed educators. . . . → Read More

School LAND Trust Program, a Precious Resource

Tim Donaldson, School Children’s Trust Director

School Children’s Trust Director Tim Donaldson writes about the work of the School & Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) and the revenue generated for public schools from the School LAND Trust Program. . . . → Read More