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

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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

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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

Education News Roundup: Sept. 29, 2015

Ensign Elementary School. Photo courtesy of Ensign Elementary School website.




In today’s ENR: Weber State is working with local schools on STEM learning. Congratulations to Salt Lake’s Ensign Elementary School and Provo’s Wasatch Elementary School, Utah’s new Blue Ribbon Schools. Feds offer up $157 million for charter schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 29. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 24, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Juan Diego teachers are incorporating the news of the day about Pope Francis into the classroom. KSL looks at the mentoring program between from Northwest Middle and West High. Newsweek takes a way long look (including some side trips into education) at ENR’s apparently egalitarian hometown of Ogden. Heber City gets its first resource officer for schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 24. . . . → Read More

Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee meeting

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The Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee will have it’s monthly meeting on Aug. 27. Check out the attached agenda for details. . . . → Read More