Education News Roundup: April 16, 2015

Aboriginal Dot paintings by Hawthorn Academy Middle School students.

In today’s ENR: The Every Child Succeeds Act, an update of No Child Left Behind, passes in Senate committee. A local high school gets recognition for its successes in blended learning. Utah students compete in the state’s first “concurso de ortografía en español” (Spanish Spelling Bee). Meet two octogenarians working and volunteering in two local schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 16. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 2, 2014

Students in a Morningside Elementary French Dual Immersion second grade classroom

In today’s ENR: School attendance gains national — and local — attendance. AP does a nationwide retrospective on Common Core. Gov. Herbert touts Utah public schools’ ability to do more with less. Ogden schools touted for turnaround. Trib turns in a nice feature on the new Tintic superintendent. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 2. . . . → Read More