Education News Roundup: Oct. 21, 2013

In today’ ENR: Trib takes note of upcoming bond elections including one in Jordan district. East High student allowed to drop AP class. Rep. Powell writes about the Common Core State Standards. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for October 21. . . . → Read More

Attention Teachers: Tell us What you Think

Summer Core Academy by Diana Suddreth

The Utah State Office of Education is preparing for the 2014 Core Academy. We would like your input about the courses and locations that would be of the greatest interest to you next summer. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 22, 2013

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In today’s ENR: Ogden District approves contracts with teachers. You can see how yesterday’s Trib talk went on Utah’s Core Standards. Wall Street Journal looks a little deeper into the latest Census report on school spending. It’s down for the first time in more than three decades. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 22. . . . → Read More

Utah Core and Student/Teacher Data Resolutions

The Utah State Board of Education has approved two resolutions relating to the core standards and student and teacher data security and sharing. . . . → Read More

Register for the Summer Core Academy

Summer Core Academy by Diana Suddreth

Open registration for the summer core academy begins today! We have sessions in mathematics covering grades K-11. Don’t miss out. . . . → Read More

Need Credits?

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Online professional development courses for financial literacy sponsored by USOE and UEN are available beginning April 3, 2013. . . . → Read More

Making Math Add up for HS Students

What is mathematics?_Diana Suddreth_Utah State Office of Education

Although struggling in mathematics is not a new phenomenon, many schools are looking at new ways of supporting students that will prevent the need to repeat classes. With support, all students can learn the mathematics of the new Utah Core, but the experience may not be exactly the same for everyone. . . . → Read More

2012 Core Academy Survey Results

2012 Summer Core Academy

More than 1,500 educators and administrators answered questions in on-line survey about their summer 2012 Core Academy experience. The results show that 94 percent found the content covered to be relevant to their professional responsibilities. . . . → Read More