Education News Roundup: April 25, 2017

Education News Roundup_"Playground Slide" by cryptic_star/flickr




Audit finds problems in Utah’s dual immersion program. Utah Department of Health looks at playground injuries. San Juan District is trying to figure out how best to attract and keep teachers. New report finds Utah students have the lowest FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application rates in the country. The latest USN&WR high school rankings are out. Secretary DeVos says Common Core is no more. Whatever the results, you’ve gotta give the kid points for trying: “7-year-old fakes note from school saying he needs to play more video games.” All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Reimbursement for CPR/AED Training




With support from the Utah State Legislature, the American Heart Association, and the Utah Department of Health, the Utah State Office of Education will reimburse school districts $6 per student who receives high quality CPR training and learns how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED). . . . → Read More