Education News Roundup: March 27, 2015

Fox Hollow Elementary French dual immersion classroom.

In today’s ENR: UVU hosts dual immersion students. Wall Street Journal looks at the push for private school options in statehouses across the country. Local elementary school students to compete in robotics world championship. Hundreds of students compete at Salt Lake Valley Science & Engineering Fair. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 27. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: March 18, 2015

Artwork by fourth grade students at Summit Academy.

In today’s ENR: ENR welcomes his new boss, Angela Oakes Stallings, to the State Office of Education. Park City School District isn’t keen on Sen. Osmond’s property tax bill. Are reporters getting their Common Core stories right? UEA president disappointed that legislature did not fund poverty task force. Governor Herbert wanted more money for education but pleased with increase. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 17. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: March 12, 2015

School Bus parked in front of Utah Capitol Building

In today’s ENR: Looks like the Senate prefers a partisan State School Board. Legislature OKs a property tax increase for schools. Sen. Hillyard explains why the Legislature stuck with a 4 percent funding increase. New Ed Next study ranks Utah third in the nation for raising math and reading proficiency standards. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 12. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: Dec. 8, 2014

SAGE Brochure

In today’s ENR: Utah is leasing some of its year-end test questions to Florida, Tennessee and Arizona. D-News looks at STEM education and STEM employment. Trib takes a look at online threats, including those directed at schools. Utah State Office of Rehabilitation is facing some financial issues. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 8. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: Nov. 6, 2014

Artwork at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex

In today’s ENR: The vote counting continues in some local board races. Salt Lake Chamber discusses business’ education plans. Ed Week looks at what’s ahead federally after the election. Adrenaline junkie? Looking for a scary job? Consider being … a kindergarten teacher. Link to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 6, 2014. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: Sept. 30, 2014

"I Voted Sticker" by Bill.Roehl/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Department of Workforce Services issues its latest report on intergenerational poverty in Utah. Proposed bill would allow Utah high school students to register to vote, so long as they don’t vote before the age of 18. Congratulations to Orem’s Lakeridge Jr. High and Hyrum’s Lincoln Elementary, Utah’s newest Blue Ribbon Schools. Is the wealth gap aiding the achievement gap? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 30, 2014. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: July 1, 2014

"Summer Break" by Ohsohappytogether/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Rep. Bishop talks federal land and school funding in Logan. So, ENR asks, what have you done with your life? “Utah High School Grad Gets Over $2 Million In Scholarship Offers” Board Member Jennifer Johnson offers ideas on how to make the Utah State Board of Education more friendly. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 1. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: June 27, 2014

Utah State Capitol

In today’s ENR: Utah Political Capitol looks at the federal land issue. And St. George News looks at Common Core. If you’re a school board, who’s your customer? Federal Funding for Students with Disabilities The Evolution of Federal Special Education Finance in the U.S. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 27. . . . → Read More



Education News Roundup: June 11, 2014

Graduation ceremony photo by Granite School District

In today’s ENR: Standard looks at what could change in Utah high school graduation. The paper also catches up on the State Board of Education NCLB waiver debate. Jordan District Board votes to oppose a further split. Hildale school, the elementary in the heart of FLDS country, is reopening this fall. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 11. . . . → Read More