Education News Roundup: April 4, 2016

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month/ Education News Roundup

In today’s ENR: Legislative leaders are polling members about a veto override session. The three finalists for Salt Lake District superintendent are all from out of state. Massachusetts takes a look at Utah and itself in dual-immersion education. New York is also pumping up its dual immersion programs. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 4, 2016. . . . → Read More

U.S. Secretary of Education Visits Utah

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (red tie) visited Northwest Middle School on Dec. 5.

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School Thursday. Duncan was joined by State Supt. Martell Menlove, Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers, Northwest Principal Brian Conley, students, parents and teachers for a discussion on the school’s educational progress since it received a $2.3 million federal School Improvement grant in 2010. . . . → 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

Nathan Auck, PAEMST Finalist

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects

Nathan Auck, a mathematics teacher at Horizonte Instruction and Training Center in Salt Lake City, has been selected as a Utah State Finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). . . . → Read More

MLK Essay/Video Award Winners

"Utah’s 2013 MLK Essay and Video Award Winners" by Tina Morandy

The Utah State Office of Education today announced the winners for the state’s 29th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Video contest. See who took the top honors. . . . → Read More