Education News Roundup: June 24, 2015

Tami Pyfer, education advisor for Gov. Gary Herbert.

In today’s ENR: Gov. Gary Herbert’s education advisor, Tami Pyfer, takes to KVNU to discuss the governor’s cooperation on education issues. The Governor himself takes to CBNC to tout Utah’s investment in education. Ed Week looks at the proposed education cuts in the Senate’s budget. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 24. . . . → Read More

Board February Meeting Summary

Utah State Board of Education Seal

At this meeting the Utah State Board of Education: •Named David L Crandall new chairman of the board and David L. Thomas as first vice chair following the January resignation of Board Chair Tami Pyfer, who is now Gov. Gary R. Herbert’s education adviser. •Took a position of supporting direct, non-partisan elections for the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More

Governor Names New Education Advisor

Tami Pyfer, Utah State Board of Education, District 1

Here is the official press release from the Office of the Governor on the announcement of Tami Pyfer as the new education advisor. . . . → Read More