Education News Roundup: Jan. 18, 2017




New poll finds most Utahns are still willing to raise their taxes for public school funding, but the percentage is dropping. The Utah State Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the new Utah High School Activities Association rule on Thursday. Canyons School District looks at required and elective classes in middle school. Indian Country Media Network looks at school bus routes in San Juan District. There’s lots of coverage of Education Secretary nominee Betsy DeVos’s Senate hearing. Colorado may increase its pot tax to fund education. Pearson, the world’s biggest education company (Addison-Wesley, Ginn, Penguin Books, Prentice Hall, among others), lost a third of its market value yesterday. This so explains what ENR is seeing on TV (news and entertainment) these days: “Natural selection is causing a decline in human ‘education genes’, say scientists” Chinese billionaire announces the Yidan Prize, a nearly $8 million award for global education projects. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference




American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference utahpubliceducation.org/2014/04/24/american-indian-leadership-recognition-conference/ American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference on April 19, 2014 . . . → Read More

A Visit to Navajo Mountain HS

Navajo Mountain High Scholl visit




Superintendent Larry K. Shumway and Utah State Board of Education member Mark Openshaw of District 13 visited Navajo Mountain High School Wednesday. . . . → Read More