Education News Roundup: July 16, 2015

School Bus and the Utah State Board of Education_Public Education Provides Support to Utah Clean Air Projects




In today’s ENR: Legislature looks at possible systems for electing the Utah State Board of Education. Full Senate approves Stan Lockhart for the Utah State Board of Education. Legislature looks at early childhood education in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 16. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 15, 2015

Students Gunnison Valley High school. Photo by Deena Loyola.




In today’s ENR: The Charter School Funding Task Force takes up the funding formula for charter schools that will sunset this year unless acted upon by the Legislature. Senate turns down Sen. Mike Lee’s ESEA amendment that would have allowed parents to opt their students out of statewide tests. Senate committee recommends approval of Stan Lockhart nomination for the Utah State Board of Education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 15. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 14, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Local media drop in on the school nutritionist convention in Salt Lake. SITLA is trying to deal with trash and vandalism on its land. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell looks to close debate on the Senate’s ESEA rewrite. Route Fifty looks at the opposite of Utah’s school population: Vermont has really, really small class sizes. How small is too small? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 14. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 2, 2015




In today’s ENR: Governor names Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education, replacing the late C. Mark Openshaw. D-News looks at Salt Lake District’s teacher mentoring program. Grant offers a boost for ed tech in southwestern Utah. House opens debate on the ESEA rewrite on Tuesday. Sonia Manzano, aka Maria on “Sesame Street,” is retiring. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jujly 2. . . . → Read More

Gov. appoints Lockhart to State School Board




The office of Gov. Gary Herbert issued a news release announcing the appointment of Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More