Education News Roundup: Dec. 22, 2014

In today’s ENR: Standard-Examiner looks at next year’s education budget. Alpine District OKs tax plan for University Mall. SITLA has a role in the proposed expansion of Hill’s test and training range. On-Site After-Hours Dental Care Now in 13 Title I Schools in Utah. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 22. . . . → Read More

Utah Names Title I Priority, Focus, Reward Schools for 2014-15

The Utah State Office of Education (USOE) has identified Title I Priority, Focus, and Reward Schools for the 2014-2015 school year. These determinations were made in accordance with the accountability provisions under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) Flexibility Waiver approved by the U.S. Department of Education. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 9, 2014

Utah State Board of Education

In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education considers not applying for an ESEA waiver extension. The Board also took a look at high school graduation and computer science requirements. Summer program encourages Utah kids to read Latino students have top grad rate at Utah high. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 9. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 2, 2014

2014 USU Physics Day at Lagoon

In today’s ENR: Incumbent Utah State Board of Education Member Michael Jensen clears the first hurdle for making it on the November ballot. Latino students boost the graduation rate at Highland High. Jordan District speaks out against another potential split. Nationally, the Office of Management and Budget looks at the cost of migrant children. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 2. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup

Utah State Board of Education

In today’s ENR: Members of the Utah State Board of Education and Utah State Office of Education staff discuss Common Core with legislators. They also discussed the future of education in Utah. Logan Superintendent Garrett announces his intent to retire at the end of the next school year. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 22. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 21, 2014

SAGE Brochure

In today’s ENR: Standard begins its multi-part video look at school grading. Trib weighs the plusses and minuses of the junior high vs. the middle school model for secondary education. D-News looks at this spring’s new SAGE tests. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 21. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 31, 2014

In today’s ENR: More LDS students skipping high school graduation ceremonies for church missions. D-News looks at game ejections, especially in soccer. Standard prepares for a series on school grades. Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for March 31. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 20, 2014

Arts and Education statue at the Utah State Capitol.

In today’s ENR: If you haven’t had enough Legislature news, there are some roundups today. Granite District’s Mill Hollow is facing an end-of-the-month funding deadline. Speaking of deadlines … today at 5 is when candidacy declarations close. You can see who has filed for State School Board races. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 20. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 23, 2013

In today’s ENR: Utah principals talk with legislators about school grading. Sen. Stephenson discusses the Jordan bond election as polls open for early voting. Iron School District holds its annual data fair.Weber School District superintendent discusses investment in education. Ed Week looks at the effect of the Affordable Healthcare Act on school districts. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 23. . . . → Read More