Education News Roundup: Nov. 9, 2015

Artwork by Lincoln Elementary students, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program.

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education wants a greater say over the State Charter School Board. The Board also recommended the elimination of funding for the Electronic High School. The Spectrum takes a look at homeless students. Partners in Utah’s privately funded preschool program defend themselves from a recent New York Times article. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 9. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: July 9, 2015

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In today’s ENR: NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia discusses NCLB while in Utah. The House, by the way, narrowly passed its version of an NCLB rewrite with Utah’s delegation voting unanimously in favor of it. The Senate version is still being debated. Cache Board looks at compensation. Salt Lake Chamber discusses education as a means to keep a competitive edge. New NAEP study looks at what states mean by “proficiency” in math and reading. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 9. . . . → Read More