Education News Roundup: Sept. 26, 2017

Utah State Board of Education releases 2017 school grades. College Board releases 2017 SAT scores and Utah public school 2017 AP scores. The Utah scores are looking good. Utah Policy looks at Our Schools Now ahead of the 2018 election. 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year Aaryn Birchell discusses how she got there. New ECS study looks at the portability of teaching licenses. Is ninth grade the key to high school success? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Uintah High English Teacher Named Utah Teacher of the Year

The Utah State Board of Education today named Aaryn Snow Birchell, an English teacher at Uintah High School in Vernal, as 2018 Utah Teacher of the Year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 8, 2017

Rep. Chaffetz signs on as a cosponsor of a bill to abolish the U.S. Department of Education. Park City students design a mobile classroom in a bus. 2014 Utah Teacher of the Year Allison Riddle calls for more teacher leaders. Betsy DeVos begins her work as Secretary of Education. The House votes to block ESSA rules. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 5, 2014

2015 Utah Teacher of the Year on Moshen Ghaffari.

In today’s ENR: Fox 13 checks in with Utah Teacher of the Year on Moshen Ghaffari. East High is dealing with a whooping cough outbreak. Grand School District is opening a preschool. Most of the media attention, however, is focused on the new high school sports realignment. Nationally, some school districts are starting to charge for bus service. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 5. . . . → Read More