Education News Roundup: April 25, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Anti-Common Core gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson forces Gov. Herbert into a primary election. There’s controversy over the site for a new elementary school in San Juan District. Congratulations to Treasure Mountain Junior High School media specialist Heidi Matthews, UEA’s new president. The rules on transgender policies become clearer for schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 15, 2016

Flower Collage by Draper Elementary's kindergarten students




In today’s ENR: Governor and Legislature are still discussing a special session on the Governor’s line-item vetoes. Overnight trips for schools could get more expensive if each student is to have a bed of her/his own. Ruling out of California strengthens teacher unions. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 15, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 6, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert visited Lincoln Elementary School for the ceremonial signing of SB101 and SB67. Photo courtesy of @GovHerbert




In today’s ENR: There’s still more follow up on a possible veto override session. How concerned are Utah’s gubernatorial candidates about education … and, y’know other issues. Chrony profiles one of Utah’s STEM Ambassadors. Congratulations to Ankit Garg, winner of the 2016 Utah Geographic Bee competition. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 6, 2016. . . . → Read More

MESA Outstanding Teacher Of The Year

2015-16 MESA Outstanding Teacher Of the Year Becky Dunleavy.




Congratulations to Becky Dunleavy, Utah’s Outstanding Mathematics, Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More

Four Charter Applications Approved

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The Utah State Charter School Board approved four new charter applications during its January meeting. If given final approval by the Utah State Board of Education, the new charters will open in the 2017-2018 school year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 15, 2016

Artwork by Draper Elementary students.




In today’s ENR: Sen. Hillyard talks budget. Rep. King talks sex ed. Northern Utah school districts talk teacher retention. New Jersey Gov. Christie talks Common Core at the GOP debate. 5 Utah school districts make AP Honor Roll. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Jan. 15. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 30, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education will take up 6-8 science and engineering standards on Friday. Willowcreek Middle School in Lehi and Lakeridge Junior High School in Orem are in the state finalist stage in the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest. Las Vegas is still looking for teachers … and lots of them at that. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 20, 2015

"Money" by Jeffrey Smith/CC/flickr https://flic.kr/p/6hiWVV




In today’s ENR: Utah “has gone above and beyond all others in its efforts to ensure high school students learn financial literacy,” new report says. It’s the law. Utah school districts can’t ask teachers if they have conceal- carry permits. Students who host a blood drive and collect 25 pints, will be eligible for scholarships. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 20. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 30

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In today’s ENR: Park City looks at tax increase if the bond election fails. EPA grant will provide for some cleaner school buses in Utah. PRI looks at a former child laborer in Iran who is now a student at Wasatch Academy in Mount Pleasant. Harvard professor looks at the educator professional development student that came out in August discrediting much of professional development. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 30. . . . → Read More