Education News Roundup: Feb. 22, 2017

Our Schools Now vows to be back if the school funding initiative fails next year. New UEA head Heidi Matthews discusses the legislative session. Salt Lake School Board hears from residents on immigration measures. Trump administration looks at a federal tax credit for private schooling. It appears the federal transgender bathroom guidance is history. Supreme Court rules that service animals can be in the classroom. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 21 – 2016

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In today’s ENR: NEA president tells Utah teachers to ‘proceed until apprehended,’ calls school board elections the most important in the state. Auction nets $5.5M for Utah schools, sells off part of land in Bears Ears struggle. New Website Aims to Keep Kids Alcohol Free. School district requires $15 background checks for all visitors — including parents. Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 20 – 2016

In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert endorses four candidates for State School Board. There are eight total State School Board races this year. The deadline looms for choosing a new Davis superintendent. Center on Budget and Policy Priorities looks at state spending on education since the great recession. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 25, 2016

In today’s ENR: Anti-Common Core gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson forces Gov. Herbert into a primary election. There’s controversy over the site for a new elementary school in San Juan District. Congratulations to Treasure Mountain Junior High School media specialist Heidi Matthews, UEA’s new president. The rules on transgender policies become clearer for schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 30, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Herald Journal profiles new Logan Superintendent Frank Schofield. Trib looks at winter absenteeism in Utah schools for migrant students. D-News follows up on UEA’s lawsuit against the Utah State Board of Education. There are social media campaigns afoot to get kids interesting in engineering careers. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 19, 2012

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In today’s ENR: Trib and Hinckley Institute look at UEA issues. eSchool News takes a look at Utah’s open source experiment. Ed Week and Rock Center take a look at the “steroid of the library.” Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 19. . . . → Read More