Education News Roundup: July 1, 2014

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In today’s ENR: Rep. Bishop talks federal land and school funding in Logan. So, ENR asks, what have you done with your life? “Utah High School Grad Gets Over $2 Million In Scholarship Offers” Board Member Jennifer Johnson offers ideas on how to make the Utah State Board of Education more friendly. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 1. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 3, 2014




In today’s ENR: Governor Herbert vetoes the curriculum review committee bill. Senate will decide by Monday on a veto override session. Child sex abuse penalties get harsher for person in a position of special trust, under a new law. Fox 13 previews this spring’s SAGE assessments. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 3. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 10, 2013

Governor's Education Summit.




In today’s ENR: Gov. Herbert and Superintendent Menlove discus the 66 by 2020 goal at the Governor’s Education Summit. Want to know what’s going on with last year’s high school graduates? Check out the latest report from the Utah Foundation. Want to know what’s going on with ENR’s old boss (not that he’s old, mind you, just that he’s no longer ENR’s boss), Ray Timothy? Check out this UEN story from the D-News. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 10. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 31, 2013

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In today’s ENR: School lunch in Jordan District? There’s an app for that. The leggings controversy makes its way to Utah. U.S. Department of Education announces new district Race to the Top program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 31, 2013. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 18, 2013

Utah Teachers at the Summer 2013 Core Academy




In today’s ENR: Teachers talk with educators about what works in schools. Follow up continues on Sen. Osmond’s suggestion about ending compulsory education. Time magazine gives props to Utah’s dual immersion program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for July 18. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 19, 2013

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In today’s ENR: There may be a surplus in the state’s education fund. Jordan is going to need how many more schools? Granite to make cuts to balance its budget. There’s some local follow up to yesterday’s report on teacher prep program quality. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 19. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 3, 2013

Graduation Cap Cupcake




In today’s ENR: Where was this trend when ENR was a boy? “Study: Parents spending more on children.” D-News looks at how high school graduation has changed in light of the recent LDS decision on missionary ages. Jordan wants your opinion on planning for growth. Education has overtaken the economy as Utahns’ top issue. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 3. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 17, 2013

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In today’s ENR headlines: Granite Districts caps hours for part-time employees. Davis Districts adopts drug testing for extracurricular activities. Canyons Superintendent Doty resigns to take a job with Education Direction. Provo District looks at its attendance policy in light of the disappearance of a teen earlier this week. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 17. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 26, 2013

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In Tuesday’s ENR: Gov. Herbert signs the Legislature’s education task force bill. Indiana Supreme Court upholds vouchers. New study finds that if you are a seventh grader lagging your peers in math, you were also the kid in first grade who had the least number sense or fluency. Start out behind, remain behind, study says. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 26. . . . → Read More