Education News Roundup: July 28, 2017

The Spectrum looks at future growth in Washington County. And it has come to this, the next best local story is about goats eating grass at Washington Elementary. Happy summer, everyone. Sen. Stephenson clarifies his comments on technology in the classroom. New Fordham report looks at state ESSA school improvement plans. More states are offering STEM diploma seals for eligible high school graduates. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

USBE Legislative Meeting: Feb. 16, 2017

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a meeting to discuss issues pending before the Utah Legislature in Room 210 of the East Senate Building, 120 E Capitol St., Salt Lake City, on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 from noon to 1:30 p.m. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 6, 2017

Utah State Capitol

House Education Committee takes no action on bill that would give bonuses to teachers in low-income schools. Sen. Stephenson wants education technology money spent correctly. Parents want middle schools brought back to Nebo District. Senate Democrats plan an all-night protest against Betsy DeVos, likely putting off the vote until Tuesday afternoon. Need a challenge today? Try to college-ready math quiz associated with this Times story on college algebra. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More