Education News Roundup

Terryl Warner, State Board of Education member.

In today’s ENR: Congratulations to Salt Lake County/Granite School District’s Pay for Success voluntary preschool program for its recognition from Harvard. KSL looks for radon in Granite schools. Utah State Board of Education Member Terryl Warner discusses standardized testing. And don’t forget tonight’s meeting on proposed Science Standards. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 19. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 18, 2015

Students and Ralph Becker, Salt Lake City's mayor, pose at the 2015 Living Traditions Festival.

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert congratulates Hyrum’s Lincoln Elementary on its National Blue Ribbon School award. KSL looks at the turnaround at Wendover High. Board of Regents look at the coming college enrollment boom. D-News likes the direction Utah teacher evaluation is going. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 18. . . . → Read More

Science Opportunities for May 11-15

Here is some new (and continuing) Utah Science information and opportunities. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 30, 2015

"Macro Monday" by Joanne Johnson/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: KUER takes a closer look at the property tax increase for public schools. Grand County looks at random drug testing students involved in extracurricular activities. Trib follows up on yesterday’s release of history, geography, and civics national test results. New study finds young teachers maybe aren’t leaving the profession in the high numbers previously assumed. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 30. . . . → Read More

2014 Summer ELA Secondary Courses

Christelle Estrada, Secondary Language Arts Specialist

Just a reminder that 2014 Summer ELA Secondary Courses (2-day sessions) are as follows: . . . → Read More

Attention: Teachers and Principals

The Utah Mathematics Endorsement Project (UMEP) is back in business! . . . → Read More

Q&A: Dealing with Decades-old Arrests?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a veteran teacher is asked about an old arrest. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Sept. 27 UPPAC’s Q&A . . . → Read More

Educators and their Summers

"Summer Break" by Ohsohappytogether/CC/flickr

With the 2013-14 school year just a couple of weeks away for most Utah school districts, we wanted to ask educators how they spent their summer vacation. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Thank You Gifts

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a dad wants to know the rules of giving a teacher a thank you gift. The answer and how to submit your question are in the June 21 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More