Education News Roundup: June 5, 2017

Gov. Herbert met with the Utah State Board of Education. Among the topics of discussion: Common Core. BYU Universe looks at the teacher shortage and pay raises aimed at helping alleviate some of that. Heritage Foundation urges military families be given vouchers for private school education. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 11, 2017

Grand Supt. Scott Crane is leaving to become the executive director of the Southeast Education Service Center. Salt Lake Mayor Biskupski speaks to Salt Lake and Granite students at The Leonardo. Former Utah State Board of Education Member Mark Openshaw and members of his family will be memorialized with a playground at Rock Canyon Elementary School. Nationally, CTE is looking at what remains as viable career pathways today. Alabama will dump ACT Aspire. The University of Utah is among the top schools in a new report on teacher preparation programs. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 2, 2016

New report looks at getting more students to eat school breakfast. Ed Week looks at the University of Utah College of Education’s accreditation process. Utah Policy’s Bob Bernick looks into the upcoming politics in a drive to put higher income tax for public schools on the ballot. Jeb Bush’s National Summit on Education Reform looks at ways to put states in the spotlight. Politico looks at the probable new chair of the House education committee. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More