Education News Roundup: August 9 – 2016

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In today’s ENR: Sen. Stephenson is part of the National Conference of State Legislatures group that issued a report today on what to glean from top country education systems. Weber School District considers a tax increase. Former Chairman Burningham discusses the future of Utah State Board of Education elections. New study finds teacher salaries lagging compared to other careers with similar education requirements. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 5 – 2016

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In today’s Education News Roundup: Legislature looks into the theft from Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. Canyons District installs new safety devices in their buses. D-News discusses early childhood education. ED offers $8.6 million in grants for those who can come up with something better than the current standardized testing system. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 28, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Davis Business Administrator Craig Carter will serve as interim Davis superintendent 1. Spectrum follows up on yesterday’s ED announcement on ADHD guidance. “Education excellence should be the theme of the next legislative session.”- A. Scott Anderson, CEO and president of Zions Bank. Education discussed at the Democratic convention. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 28, 2016. . . . → Read More

Good Luck to Utah TSA Members

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Utah Technology Student Association members have arrived in Nashville, Tennessee to attend the 38th annual 2016 National TSA Conference, June 28 through July 2. During the conference over 65 middle school and high school technology-based student competitions will be held, based on principles and concepts learned through projects during the school year in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects. . . . → Read More

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

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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