Education News Roundup: Aug. 4, 2015

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In today’s ENR: Washington School District is looking for a tax increase. KTVX looks at Weber State’s PREP program for junior high students. USU psychology professor Russell Warne discusses the efficacy of AP classes. Just how effective is educator professional development? Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 4. . . . → Read More

Vote for Snow Canyon’s Video

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“VOTE” by Theresa Thompson/flickr

Snow Canyon High School in St. George, Utah, is a finalist in the Solve for Tomorrow contest sponsored by Samsung. Snow Canyon has already won $40,000 worth of equipment, and could win up to $110,000 in technology grants.

Please take the time to view the finalists for the Solve . . . → Read More

Utah Principals of the Year

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The principals of Spanish Fork High School and Union Middle School, along with the assistant principal of Enterprise High School were named 2012-13 Utah Secondary Principals of the Year by the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals in a ceremony in Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Juab, Utah, Washington County Educators Named Utah’s Secondary Principals of the Year

The Utah Association of Secondary School Principals (UASSP) today named Juab High School Principal Rick Robbins as Utah High School Principal of the Year, Mapleton Junior High Principal Suzanne Kimball as Utah Middle School Principal of the Year, and Pine View Middle School Assistant Principal Dana McConnell as Utah Assistant Principal of the Year. . . . → Read More