Education News Roundup: June 29, 2017

Spectrum takes a look at the recent Census report on per-pupil funding in the U.S. Elaine Clark named dean of the U’s College of Education. U.S. Department of Ed gives states more time on financial transparency. Parents in the United States spend an average of $58,464 on their child’s education … before they reach university, according to a new study from British banking giant HSBC. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 20, 2017

Census Bureau report issued last week shows Utah still in last place for per-pupil funding. Audit criticizes Utah State Charter School Board on use of school start-up funding. Cache HR director says his district is attracting and retaining teachers. AdvancED hopes to expand its school improvement business under ESSA provisions. Is more kale the key to getting into Yale? Or is it a matter of assigning more writing? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah sees second largest increase in per-pupil funding, remains lowest in nation

The U.S. Census Bureau today released “Public School Finances 2009,” which offers comparative data on school financial systems in the U.S. Of special note in the bureau’s release is that Utah saw the second largest increase in per-pupil spending for the U.S. between 2008 and 2009, with an increase of 10.3 percent. Utah, however, remains at the bottom of per-pupil funding. . . . → Read More