Education News Roundup: Feb. 16, 2017

The Clipper looks at the nonpartisan State Board of Education bill. Sen. Hillyard discusses the education budget and available resources for teachers. Gov. Herbert backs the proposal to eliminate the U.S. Department of Education. KUTV looks at the potential mine field of social media and student-teacher relationships. Ed Week reports fewer states are sticking with the testing consortia for Common Core tests. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

One Positive Text at a Time

Spencer Agren

Spencer Agren, 18, was among the eight winners of The Great American No Bull Challenge. He graduated from Gunnison Valley High in the spring. His short film “One Text” took the Best Visual Effects award. . . . → Read More

Report features Utah educators using social media and District 1 Board Member Tami Pyfer were included in a news report on educators using Twitter and Facebook. . . . → Read More

Check out the latest edition of the Utah School Law Update

Educator misconduct, social media, unprofessional practices, the latest education court cases and your questions about school law answered by USOE’s legal team are featured in the latest edition of the Utah School Law Update. . . . → Read More