Education News Roundup: Dec. 11, 2014

Granite Park Jr. High students take selfies with Gov. Gary Herbert during his visit to the school on Thursday. Photo courtesy of Tami Pyfer.




In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert proposes a 6.25 percent increase in WPU funding for Utah schools. Utah Citizens’ Counsel offers advice on many Utah topics including public education. Pearson is revamping PISA tests to “assess whether teenagers can tell whether material on the internet is ‘credible’ ” among other items. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 11. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 30, 2014

Chinese Dual-Immersion Kindergarten Class




In today’s ENR: Education’s OCR dismisses civil rights complaint filed against Salt Lake District. UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh says standardized testing will be an issue at NEA this year. China Daily interviews Sen. Stephenson on dual immersion in Utah. Rep. Snow discusses the State Board election process. Links to theses stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 30. . . . → Read More