Enrollment Count

Utah’s public schools added 11,743 students this school year bringing the total enrollment count to 633,896, according to data released today by the Utah State Office of Education. This represents a 1.9 percent increase over last year’s enrollment of 622,153. Utah added eight district and nine charter schools this year to meet increased enrollment need. . . . → Read More

School District Teachers of the Year

The Utah State Office of Education honored 21 school district teachers of the year at an awards banquet on Sept. 18 at Double Tree Suites Hotel in Salt Lake City. The teachers were presented with a gift from O.C. Tanner Company as well as a gift basket from Great Harvest Bread Company, and a water . . . → Read More

Utah’s Public Schools Grow Larger, More Diverse

Utah’s public schools added 9,602 students this school year bringing the total enrollment count to 622,153, according to data released today by the Utah State Office of Education. This represents a 1.5 percent increase over last year’s enrollment of 612,551. . . . → Read More

Utah’s National Distinguished Principal

Beth Johnston, principal at Endeavour Elementary in Kaysville has been named Utah’s National Distinguished Principal (Principal of the Year) by the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 14, 2014

Masks by students from Clayton Middle School

In today’s ENR: Was Common Core an issue in Salt Lake County GOP convention? Can a charter school build anywhere? Weber County Sheriff’s Office offers gun training to teachers. Gettysburg Address fans may want to tune into PBS tomorrow for a Ken Burns documentary on how it’s being used in one Vermont school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 14. . . . → Read More

We Need Your Comments

"Megaphon" by Floeschie/CC/flickr

The Utah State Board of Education is seeking comments on its proposed revision to the state’s world language core standards. . . . → Read More

April Achievement Spotlight

The Utah State Board of Education recognized 16 Utah high school students as the April Achievement Spotlight. The students achieved a perfect score on their ACT exams. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 8, 2013

"IMG_1011 Nick Vujicic" by Ruth Benny/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: We get a first look at the proposed budget. Nick Vujicic speaks to Utah students on bullying. Paul Rolly looks at the influence Sen. Stephenson has on public education in Utah. Senate President Niederhauser discusses the legislative task force on education policy. New York drops the GED. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 8. . . . → Read More

State School Board Candidates

"Your Vote Counts" by Renee Silverman/CC/flickr

Wondering who is running for office in your school district this November? Here is a list of the candidates seeking a seat in the Utah State Board of Education. Read a brief biography on each at http://vote.utah.gov/on-my-ballot/candidates/. Some of the candidates also offer links to their own websites. . . . → Read More