Education News Roundup: May 22, 2017




SITLA looks to increase fees for hunting. Utah schools will have to create policies to end “lunch shaming.” Trib looks at graduation Water Canyon School in Hildale. Ed Week tries to figure out what understaffing at ED portends for ESSA state plans. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 1, 2017




It’s AP testing season and a UVU psychology professor has some questions about them. Utah History Day was Saturday. Also on Saturday, Provo School District held a youth powwow. The budget deal in Congress today has more money for Title I and special education. Will the Arizona tax credit program go national? AP puts together a large package on sexual assault in K-12 schools. Will the Trump administration loosen school lunch rules? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 19, 2017




Poll finds support for raising taxes for building needs in Granite District. USDA will soon require schools to detail plans for dealing with students with unpaid school lunch accounts. WaPo finds absenteeism becoming a school measure in new ESSA plans. Dodgeball is still legal in Louisiana schools. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 7, 2017




Teachers are taking a closer look at the proposed pay package in Jordan. Utah Public Radio looks at a disagreement between Moab and SITLA. Indiana takes a look at UPSTART. Educators nationally are taking a closer look at what loser privacy protections mean for schools. Washington Post figures security measures for Secretary DeVos tally $1 million per month. New Mexico outlaws ‘school lunch shaming.’ All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

CNP Grant Opportunities

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Attention Utah public schools: Check out these grant opportunities for your school nutrition programs. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 2, 2015




In today’s ENR: KSL profiles a Utah County teacher who puts an emphasis on space science. Standard looks at an Ogden teacher who has been commissioned to write a symphonic piece for LSU. There’s a new report out on how well Common Core subjects are being translated in the classroom. The school lunch program will need to be reauthorized within the month. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 1. . . . → Read More

Back-to-School Numbers




Here are some back-to-school numbers for the Utah public education 2015-2016 school year. . . . → Read More

National School Lunch, School Breakfast, After School Snack and Special Milk Programs Free and Reduced-price Policy Announced




The Utah State Office of Education announces the income eligibility guidelines for free and reduced-price lunch for the 2015-16 school year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 18, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Legislature considers additional funds for teacher training. Might excess transportation money be coming education’s way? Utah State Board of Education Member Jennifer Johnson discusses education funding. Nationally, the federal education funding bill heads for mark up. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 18. . . . → Read More