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Gov. Herbert calls for review of Utah's education standards, less contention on 'Common Core'

SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert announced in a press release Thursday he was calling for an expert and public review of education standards in Utah, and he stated he hopes to address other issues regarding education in Utah, including the contention over “Common Core.” 605 more words


Barrington 220 to hire 4 more teachers, easing class size concerns

The Barrington Area School District Unit 220 approved a decision by new Superintendent Brian Harris to hire four new teachers for additional class sections at the elementary level in the district. 66 more words


School Districts by Urban, Suburban, Rural Classification & Patterns

This section reviews tools and methods to examine school districts classified as urban, suburban or rural. School districts are categorized by a “locale code” that gives insights into the urban, suburban or rural character of individual school districts. 938 more words

What is Administration Looking For?

I cannot figure out what administration is looking for when they are hiring new counselors at their schools and programs.  Everything appears political and often schools move people within instead of looking outside of the box.  137 more words

School Resources

FERPA: A day in the life

There’s a lot of talk right now about student data and privacy. Now, I’m the sort of person who doesn’t really care if the NSA is listening to my phone calls or that Google keeps track of searches. 467 more words


Lawsuit Targets Colorado School Funding

DENVER (AP) — A group of Colorado school districts are suing the state over a funding procedure they say violates the constitution.

A lawsuit filed in Denver Friday challenges a state school-funding procedure adopted in 2009, during the recession. 103 more words