Education News Roundup: March 6, 2017

Looks like schools will be in for a 4 percent funding bump, presuming there are no changes to the budget between now and Thursday at midnight. Legislators are still working out the details on the future of school grading. Herald Journal looks at how Utah schools deal with transgender students. Nationally, the Supreme Court kicks the transgender bathroom issue back to the 4th Circuit Court. Congress may overturn ESSA regulations as early as this week. President Trump and Secretary DeVos visit a Catholic school in Florida. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 17, 2016

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In today’s ENR: Legislature will take up Gov. Herbert’s education line-item vetoes in special session on Wednesday. How are Utah’s schools dealing with transgender students and bathrooms? Three Alpine Board members write in opposition to ED’s guidance letter on transgender students. Girls perform better than boys on the first NAEP engineering and technology test. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 17, 2016. . . . → Read More