An anonymous letter containing $100 was sent to a Box Elder Middle School teacher just a day after a high school principal's husband suddenly passed away. Within 24 hours, that money grew to $1,000 to be used in a scholarship.
High school biology teacher Kelly Chavis knew smartphones were a distraction in her class. But not even her students realized the psychological toll of their devices until an in-class experiment that, of course, was then spreading on social media.
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.
College graduation is a bittersweet experience. Students work hard and count down the days until they’re finished with tests and papers, and then it’s over; and in a post-2008 world being a grown-up means moving back into your parent's house.
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.
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.