Education News Roundup: March 31, 2016




In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert vetoes six bills and line-item vetoes some education funding. Enrollment is up at Utah colleges and universities. Utah’s autism rate plateaus. NBC profiles Lily Garcia. For all of you who have been putting off finding out what’s in the new ESSA, Ed Week helps you out. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 31. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 23, 2016




In today’s ENR: BYU looks at Utah’s shortage of math and science teachers. St. George News looks at charter school pupil transportation. AFT takes credit for one of the SAGE bills passed in Utah this year. Congress takes up student data privacy in a hearing. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 23. 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 15, 2016




In today’s ENR: The co-chairs of Education First discuss the present and future of education funding in Utah. There is some follow up on the Senate’s vote to confirm the new Secretary of Education. Board of Education selects new Logan High School principal. Students, teachers dive into Pi Day celebration. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 15, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 14, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Trib and D-News do some final legislative wrap ups. Sen. Hillyard discusses the future of Utah State Board of Education elections. Education First PAC discusses education funding in Utah. Senate confirms John King as Secretary of Education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 14. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 22, 2016




In today’s ENR: Legislature looks at expanding kindergarten. Rep. Moss’s immunization bill finally clears committee. Daily Herald looks at what Utah County districts want to see in a new State Superintendent. Rep. Poulson discusses standardized testing and teacher evaluations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 22, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 18, 2016




In today’s ENR: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Brad C. Smith tenders his resignation. Legislature again looks at school grading. Senate President Niederhauser on the budget: “If we decide to re-prioritize and try to get more money to education, that could be a problem.” Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 18. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Nov. 2, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Salt Lake District suffers cyber-attack. Provo District looks at west side properties. Utah college application days are coming up next week. Ed groups are starting to get impatient over ESEA reauthorization. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Nov. 2. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 23, 2015




In today’s ENR: There’s lots of follow up on Prosperity 2020’s plan for education in Utah. Sen. Dabakis discusses suicide among LGBT youth in Utah. New national survey finds high school kids are stressed, tired, and bored. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 23. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 15, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Logan sets student achievement goals. Are states (like Utah) ready to take on school turnaround? Ogden District considers policy for emotional support animals for students. How well is the curriculum matching up with the Common Core standards nationally? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 15. . . . → Read More