Education News Roundup: Oct. 13 – 2016




In today’s ENR: Edith Bowen Laboratory School recognized as one of the top in the country. Utah House Democrats plan to roll out education policies in 2017. Ensuring Equity Across Rural Schools. What U.S. public education might look like with a Clinton or Trump. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: August 2 – 2016

Summer School/Education News Roundup.




In today’s ENR: Utah State Board of Education comments on proposed ESSA regulations. A national perspective on the ESSA regulations. Davis School District looks at its standardized testing options. Carnegie Mellon University teams up with the Utah STEM Action Center and two Utah colleges on technology and education. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 2, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 21, 2016

Shapes by second grade students at Canyon Elementary/Education News Roundup




In today’s ENR: There will be a special session of the legislature on May 18 to address some line-item vetoes in the public education budget … among other items. Sen. Dabakis opposes the $275,000 appropriation — included in the special session action — aimed at Utah’s ProStart Culinary Arts Program and a potential TV show. Poll finds Utahns generally satisfied with the Legislature this year. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 21, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 6, 2016

Gov. Gary R. Herbert visited Lincoln Elementary School for the ceremonial signing of SB101 and SB67. Photo courtesy of @GovHerbert




In today’s ENR: There’s still more follow up on a possible veto override session. How concerned are Utah’s gubernatorial candidates about education … and, y’know other issues. Chrony profiles one of Utah’s STEM Ambassadors. Congratulations to Ankit Garg, winner of the 2016 Utah Geographic Bee competition. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 6, 2016. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 26, 2015




In today’s ENR: Utah’s 3 millionth resident was born today. What does that mean for schools in six years? The Envision Utah survey is released, complete with education results. Fox 13 looks at teacher turnover in Utah. Utah wins grant to help identify gifted readers in Title I schools. Obama administration calls for a limit on required testing in schools. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Oct. 26. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 8, 2015

Student with laptop in class




In today’s ENR: Students at Logan High will receive MacBook Air laptops as part of the 1-to-1 technology program. Conference looks at how to stop the school-to-prison pipeline. A new study looks at how snoring and other breathing problems can affect academic performance. A former teacher writes about “What teachers are really doing every day.” Teacher’s school bedtime chart goes viral. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 8. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 26, 2015




In today” ENR: A Salt Lake City school hires goats to help with the landscaping work. Utah Valley University has designed a summer program to help middle school students prepared for college STEM courses. A single mom in New Jersey congratulates her high school graduate with a billboard. Check out this video on a school janitor and the school’s valedictorian. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 26. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 9, 2015




In today’s ENR: KUTV looks at the problems of a rural school district that is losing population. In this case, it’s Garfield District. Utah colleges and universities are expecting more students. Congratulations to Indiana Coyle, Utah’s winner of the “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge,” for her Mix It Up Sushi recipe. New poll finds most teachers nationally see poverty as a barrier to learning in their school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for June 9. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: April 7, 2015

"Tempura Finger Paint Grand Rapids Montessori School" by Steven Depolo/CC/Flickr




In today’s ENR: Utah Foundation looks at what the tax hikes from the recent legislative session do to Utah’s tax burden. Weber State President Charles Wight finger paints at the Utah Early Childhood Conference. Providence teacher wins national award for showcasing agriculture in classroom. Logan student heading to National Geography Bee. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for April 7. . . . → Read More