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

Education News Roundup: March 28, 2017

Beehive Science and Technology Academy is all over the news today. * Virtual reality classroom * Student wins a statewide design contest * Robotics team wins state Bloomberg columnist takes a long look at upward mobility in Utah. NBC’s DC affiliate takes a look President Trump’s early moves on education. Ed Week takes a look at what the elimination Title II, Part A (that would be the federal program supporting teacher instruction for policy neophytes) might mean for education. Louisiana public schools apparent response to the possibility of high-speed internet? Meh. Is it too late for iPads to dethrone Chromebooks in the classroom? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 10, 2017

The early reviews show it was a good legislative session for education. A team from Navajo Mountain High School will be at the annual Utah Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. The state of America’s schools — that’s the buildings, not what goes on inside them — gets a poor grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers. And the CDC finds mumps cases on the rise nationally, though not yet in Utah. All that and more in today’ Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More