Jun 6, 2019 2:11 pm MDTSalt Lake district says teachers union rejected $50K starting salary offer Salt Lake City School District announced Thursday that the Salt Lake Education Association has rejected a third contract offer in ongoing negotiations. The latest offer would set starting teacher pay at $50,100, the highest along the Wasatch Front.
Jun 5, 2019 7:00 am MDTAfter escaping poverty and crocodiles, Eritrean refugee in Utah prepares to graduate On Wednesday, Abel Hagos will graduate from Hillcrest High School, one of 500 seniors in the Class of 2019. But unlike his fellow graduates, Hagos' road to graduation started 8,000 miles away in Eritrea, a small, impoverished African country.
Jun 3, 2019 5:49 pm MDTUtah school officials to meet in executive session to discuss RISE contract, performance The State School Board's deliberations come after growing concerns that the frequency of problems with the vendor's operating platform may impact the board's ability to use test results for accountability purposes.
May 29, 2019 6:49 pm MDTJordan District offers up $48K for starting teacher pay in tentative agreement Contingent on a property tax increase and ratification by the teacher association, Jordan School District will pay starting teachers $48,000 next fall and offer $4.5 million in incentive grants, under a proposed agreement discussed Wednesday.
May 28, 2019 8:04 pm MDTAnthony Godfrey selected as 12th superintendent of Jordan School District Anthony Godfrey, associate superintendent of the Jordan School District, was named the district's 12th superintendent on Tuesday, taking the helm of a rapidly growing district that's home to many young families and a burgeoning school-age population.
May 27, 2019 8:03 pm MDTTest scores, faculty retention on upswing at restructured Midvale Elementary Midvale Elementary School is in the midst of an aggressive restructuring effort that principal Chip Watts sayw is resulting in higher test scores and a school climate that is far more conducive to learning and teaching.