Education News Roundup: Oct. 8, 2014




In today’s ENR: Utah Attorney General concludes Utah controls its education standards. A larger and more diverse group of Utah students took AP exams this year and the passing rate remained steady. The U’s law school looks at the school-to-prison pipeline in Utah. New report shows superintendents are standing by the Common Core. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 8. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 1, 2014




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education candidate Breck England, who sued to get on the ballot, drops out of the race. Logan School District notes that 60 percent of its students are living at the poverty line. USOE is helping districts with training on Utah Core Standards. U.S. News & World Report issues its annual ranking of high schools, including those in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for October 1, 2014. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 29, 2014




In today’s ENR: Former Education Secretary William Bennett likes the Project Lead the Way program (http://schools.utah.gov/CTE/tech/Project-Lead-the-Way.aspx) in Ogden schools. Sen. Osmond reviews tech ed in Washington School District. KQED’s Mind/Shift program looks at Utah’s dual immersion program. Standard-Examiner follows up on Davis District preparing parents and students for a drop in proficiency scores with the new, and more challenging/rigorous SAGE assessments. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 29. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 28, 2014

Map of School Trust Lands in Utah




In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert puts the damper on talk of a tax hike for public education. The Commission for the Stewardship of Public Lands discusses a state takeover of federal lands. WSU Signpost puts the spotlight on NUAMES. BYU study looks at women’s voices on school boards. Hello? Can anyone hear? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 28. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 30, 2014

Chinese Dual-Immersion Kindergarten Class




In today’s ENR: Education’s OCR dismisses civil rights complaint filed against Salt Lake District. UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh says standardized testing will be an issue at NEA this year. China Daily interviews Sen. Stephenson on dual immersion in Utah. Rep. Snow discusses the State Board election process. Links to theses stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 30. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 26, 2014

Coalition of Minorities Advisory Committee (CMAC).




In today’s ENR: Utah’s human diversity grows as its fertility rate declines. Nebo School District continues summer camp support. School district. Pleasant Grove work together for park. School district shows higher than average scores in writing. Pinnacle High School honored for sportsmanship by UHSAA Panthers one of 40 schools across state that went without ejection of a coach or player in 2013-14. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 26. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 25, 2014

Utah Teachers at the Summer 2013 Core Academy




In today’s ENR: UTC wants more effort on STEM education. Legislative Auditor General’s report clears USOE on math textbook contract. Utah has the nation’s highest student involvement in family and consumer science classes. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 25. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 11, 2014

Latinos in Action students from Treasure Mountain Junior High School visited the 2014 Legislative Session.




In today’s ENR: Sen. Adams discusses proposed changes to school grading. Senate advances bill on anonymous tip line for Utah schools. Floor debate gets personal in Senate over sexual abuse education bill. Speaker Lockhart’s ed tech initiative is a victim of budget negotiations. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 11. . . . → Read More

Education-Related Bills: Feb. 21, 2014

2014 Education bills




See what education-related bills the State Board and Charter Board voted on this week. . . . → Read More