Education News Roundup: Aug. 7, 2015




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education continues to work on middle school science standards. Iowa approves Next Generation Science Standards. Pew Center takes a look at how teens are making friends, in real life an online. Seven more states get NCLB waivers and Connecticut’s waiver allows it to use the SAT exam for 11th grade assessment. Links to these stories and many more in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 7. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 4, 2014

Utah State Capitol




In today’s ENR: Legislature begins looking at reporting on turning over federal land to state control. Congrats to the Davis, Duchesne, Sevier and Washington school districts on making the Advanced Placement Honor Roll. Sen. Hatch writes about potential expansion of the Utah Test and Training Range and what that could mean for SITLA. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 4. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 29, 2014

Education News Roundup for November 28_"Back to School" by emilyonasunday/flickr




In today’s ENR: Washington District touts its preschool program. Hechinger looks at Hoboken NJ’s 1:1 initiative. Food trucks. They’re not just for hipsters anymore. St. George teen receives national leadership award. Teacher remembered as champion for underdogs. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 29. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 11, 2014

Graduation ceremony photo by Granite School District




In today’s ENR: Standard looks at what could change in Utah high school graduation. The paper also catches up on the State Board of Education NCLB waiver debate. Jordan District Board votes to oppose a further split. Hildale school, the elementary in the heart of FLDS country, is reopening this fall. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 11. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 9, 2014

Utah State Board of Education




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education considers not applying for an ESEA waiver extension. The Board also took a look at high school graduation and computer science requirements. Summer program encourages Utah kids to read Latino students have top grad rate at Utah high. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 9. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 28, 2014

Student art at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex




In today’s ENR: Trib looks at the vaccination rate in Utah schools. NCES report shows national, and Utah, graduation rate at 80 percent. Public lands issues also continues to be in the news. Utah GOP convention supports partisan school board races. Links to these stories and m any more are in the Education News Roundup for April 28. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 3, 2014




In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert vetoes the curriculum review committee bill. Senate will decide by Monday on a veto override session. Child sex abuse penalties get harsher for person in a position of special trust, under a new law. Fox 13 previews this spring’s SAGE assessments. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 3. . . . → Read More

Public Education Acronyms

2014 Legislative Session




Here is a list of common public education acronyms you can use to follow the discussion at the 2014 Legislative Session. The list was provided at the Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 28. . . . → Read More

State of Education Address Photos

LtR: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove and M. Lynn Bennion Elementary Principal James Yapias




State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove delivered the annual State of Education Address on Nov. 19 from M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School in Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More