Education News Roundup: June 14, 2016




In today’s ENR: Timpview High School gets a new principal. Thousands turn out to get their hands on new high school’s gear. Calculus classes are disappearing from high school curriculums. Too little sleep linked to health problems in children, teens. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 14. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 31. 2015




In today’s ENR: Utah’s Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE) results are out and they show improvement. Check out how these U.S. kids react to what other students around the world have for school lunch. Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers announces his retirement. Utah’s Success Academy tops Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds 2015″ list. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 31. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 3, 2014

State Superintendent Brad Smith addresses Utah school district superintendents during a Utah School Superintendents Association meeting.




In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert discusses his 10-year plan for education in Utah. Education takes center stage in some gubernatorial races. Spectrum looks at the appeal in the Dixie Montessori Academy case down south. There continues to be follow up on SAGE results. Provo Herald looks at the contention in Alpine School Board races. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 3. . . . → Read More

Utah NCLB flexibility waiver Approved




The U.S. Department of Education today approved a one-year extension of Utah’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), meaning that the state will not have to follow some requirements related to the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 9, 2014

SAGE Brochure




In today’s ENR: Trib expands story on opting out of SAGE tests. Governor’s Education Director Tami Pyfer tours Cache High. States, like Utah, look to STEM hubs for further education goals. Gallup reports on educational engagement. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 9. . . . → Read More

State Board April Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal




The Utah State Board of Education will hold a work/study session and an Audit Committee meeting on Thursday, April 3 and its regular monthly meeting on Friday, April 4 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More