Education News Roundup: Oct. 15, 2012

Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway

After an extended job- and family-related absence, ENR is back with a vengeance today. You will note a general lack of national stories. We’ll catch up on those tomorrow. There’s plenty of local stuff to read today. What can Utah, or any other state, do to keep state chiefs in office longer? State Board selects Martell Menlove to succeed Larry Shumway as State Superintendent. Superintendent Shumway delivers his final State of Education speech. His line, “The last shall never be first,” picks up traction in the Tribune. Governor’s Education Summit was held today. Congratulations to Utah Teacher of the Year Sara Hacken. UER and the Utah Foundation look at education and the election. . . . → Read More

Finalists for Superintendent Post

Utah State Office of Education Logo

Three Finalists Selected for State Superintendent

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Board of Education’s superintendent selection committee has named three finalists for the position of State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The full Board will interview the three on Oct. 8 and the Board intends to name a new superintendent at that time. The . . . → Read More

Photos from the 17th Annual Teacher Feature Banquet

The 17th Annual KSL News Radio and Zions Bank Teacher Feature Banquet was held on May 17, 2011. Each week, KSL NewsRadio hosts Grant and Amanda announce a Teacher Feature recipient. These teachers receive a plaque, gift certificates and an invitation to the annual Teacher Feature banquet with Utah Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry Shumway, Utah Governor Gary Herbert and representatives from KSL and Zions Bank. . . . → Read More