Education News Archive - September 29, 2008

By Anonymous The Sorenson Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit corporation established by the James LeVoy Sorenson family for the exclusive purpose of promoting charitable, religious, educational, literary and scientific endeavors, has donated $12 million to the University of Utah for the construction of an interdisciplinary arts and education complex at its Salt Lake City campus.

By Olson, Debbi A Los Angeles-based tutoring center that focus on helping children lean' math will open its first Utah learning center in Draper on Sept. 20. The Mathnasium Learning Center, to be located at 715 E.

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL Like Clark County, school districts across the country are strapped for cash and improvising ways to save money.

By Linh Tat FREMONT -- When it comes to identifying key issues, candidates for the Fremont school board consistently rank school funding, student achievement and communication among their top priorities.

Phuong-Thao Hieu Vo, Leola, graduated from the Aspiring Principals Program through the New York City Leadership Academy.

By Banks Albach In an effort to build partnerships with other schools, the newly- formed Ravenswood Education Foundation began making friends this week.

By James Haug By JAMES HAUG REVIEW-JOURNAL The goal of high school graduation is no longer just about getting a good job or going on to college. Education and law enforcement officials suggested Thursday that it has become a matter of life and death.

By Becky Orr By Becky Orr borr@wyomingnews.com CHEYENNE - Pat Will, a veteran music teacher is the new president of the Cheyenne Teachers Education Association. CTEA has more than 800 members, including teachers, social workers, speech pathologists, librarians and counselors.

By ED CURRAN I don't think the Stormont Executive was ever invented to survive your education policy and it is worth asking the question: Can it? People are saying they are confused. They don't understand what you, as Education Minister, are doing.


The next time you see students playing an energized game of touch football or studying in the sunshine on a college quadrangle, consider this: campus green spaces can help students feel better about life and improve learning.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.