Education News Roundup: May 18, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Utah Legislature enters the transgender bathroom fray. The Legislature will also take up school funding in the special session this afternoon. Utah gets some props from the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools. Teachers are exempted from the new federal overtime rules. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 18, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 16, 2016

Utah's SAGE Assessments




In today’s ENR: There’s plenty of follow up on the Utah State Board of Education’s move to conditionally review language arts and math standards and support of eliminating SAGE high school testing. There’s also lots of follow up on the U.S. Department of Education’s guidance letter on transgender students. The Utah State Board of Education puts secondary social studies standards out for public review. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 16, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 10, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye addresses a conference at San Juan School District. 2016 STEM Innovation Awards recipients announced. Changes proposed in state education standards. Elizabeth Smart & radKIDS On Tuesday’s Access Utah. Gov. Herbert may put eliminating SAGE testing on special session agenda. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 10, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 5, 2016

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In today’s ENR: ‘We’re getting things right:’ Four Cache Valley high schools recognized for excellence. Utah’s best in high school musical theater competing this weekend. STEM-focused education center opens at Hill Aerospace Museum. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 5. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 4, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Standard looks at the Student Success Grant Program at Roy High. Alpine considers a $386 million bond. Daily Herald looks at plans for the new Provo High. Congratulations to Utah’s 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 4, 2016. . . . → Read More

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