USOE, Reading Clinic Team up for STAR

STAR Tutor program training

Utah’s Student Tutoring Achievement for Reading (STAR) program connects elementary students with volunteer tutors to practice reading skills. The program has been in operation since 2005 and this year nearly 300 schools are participating. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 5, 2013

Amelia Earhart Elementary Read-a-Thon 4

In today’s ENR: The school grading story sure has legs. Is there a compromise in the works on the Book Cliffs issue? Alpine installs cameras on buses. With college costs rising, more students are trying to earn college credit in high school. Will California suspend standardized tests this year? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 5. . . . → Read More

Nominate a Young Volunteer

"Our Kids Rock..." by Mufan96/CC/flickr

Do you know a young volunteer in grades 5-12 who deserves to be recognized for his or her contributions to a community? The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards may be an option to honor that student. If selected the nominee could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. . . . → Read More