Grading, calling parents, meeting with students after class, filling out paperwork, prepping lesson plans, new district initiatives and mandatory professional development can make teachers feel like there’s never enough time. It’s important to make instructional minutes count. How can schools be more creative with their time allotments?
The Governor’s Office of Economic Development, in conjunction with diesel industry partners and education leaders, announced the expansion of the Utah Diesel Technician Pathways Program to Davis and Tooele counties. The pathways initiative was developed to create more opportunities for Utah students by providing a direct route from high school and college into the workforce.
Fifth-graders from three rural Edinburg CISD elementary schools now have laptops and secure access to hot spots at home thanks to a $150,000 Technology Lending grant from the Texas Education Agency. It is part of an effort to provide internet access in areas where coverage is not widely accessible and laptops might not fit into the family budget.