Latest Jordan School District Stories

2008-10-01 09:00:36

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News While educators don't enjoy having their school on the "improvement list" for the federal mandate No Child Left Behind, they say it is helping them to do better.

2008-09-21 12:00:23

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Some of the state's movers and shakers of K-12 public education didn't mince words while discussing how to improve the future of education in Utah.

2008-09-13 12:00:19

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Reacting to concerns from upset school district superintendents, the State Board of Education has decided to slow down on an expensive proposal requiring districts to hire more school counselors.

2008-08-04 06:00:34

By Ben Fulton, The Salt Lake Tribune Aug. 4--Most business owners who were 12 or 22 workers short of a full staff weeks before a big project was due would panic. Not so for most school districts along the Wasatch Front.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News SANDY -- Two local educators, with two identical academic degrees from Brigham Young University, are the top finalists for superintendent of the newly formed East Jordan School District.

2008-07-18 06:00:41

By Ben Fulton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 18--Jordan School District board members unleashed a firestorm last July after voting to raise their salaries fourfold with a cash option for members who forgo health insurance.

2008-07-01 09:00:56

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News -- A total of 88 percent of Utah's Class of 2007 graduated from high school, according to data compiled by the State Office of Education and released today. Eleven high schools had 100 percent graduation for 2007, according to the data.

2008-06-26 06:02:52

By Ben Fulton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun.

2008-06-25 09:03:09

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News SANDY -- The east Jordan school board, newly elected Tuesday, will be choosing from among 12 superintendent candidates with hopes of announcing a district leader by mid-August.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.