Education News Roundup: Jan. 27, 2017

School Buses at Capitol

House committee advances the school bus seat belt bill. Rep. King introduces a sex ed bill. Daily Herald profiles new Utah State Board of Education Member Scott Neilson. Sen. Franken says Betsy DeVos will not get any Democratic votes for confirmation as Education Secretary. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah Student Places 7th in National Essay Contest

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The results are in. Afras Sial, a student at Skyline High School is the Utah first place winner and national seventh place winner of the SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite® student essay competition. Sial is a student in the Financial Literacy course taught by Syd Lott. . . . → Read More