Education News Roundup: Nov. 13, 2015

Students participate in activities at the Natural History Museum of Utah as part of American Indian Month celebration.

In today’s ENR: Sen. Aaron Osmond is leaving the Legislature to lead tech college network. Provo City School District: High school location decision could come by next meeting. There are more than 800 homeless children in Washington County. Tooele County school officials planning move to 5-by-5 schedule. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 13. . . . → Read More

Burningham: Utah Needs Early Childhood Education

Utah State Board of Education Member Kim Burningham

A blog from Kim Burningham, a member of the Utah State Board of Education. For the past five years, Susan and I have volunteered at a local Title I elementary school tutoring young readers. We have worked with almost all grades, 1st through 6th. This past school year, we read with first graders. . . . → Read More

Education Funding–Thanks for the Start, But a Long Way Remains

Utah State Board of Education Member Kim Burningham

With the legislative session completed, evaluation of the work of the 2013 Utah Legislature is appropriate. Observers need to read past the headlines to the bottom line. Here is my interpretation in three parts: . . . → Read More