Some Good Education News

A series of videos to highlighting the "Good News" happening in Utah education.

Senior Sendoff - Some Good Education News Ep. 8

On the final Some Good Education News episode of the school year, we find out how the past year has affected three seniors from different areas of Utah. Xavier Martin, Joshua Tonga and Elizabeth “Peach” Schilling share the challenges and opportunities this year has given them. It’s a perspective you won’t want to miss!

Thank a Librarian - Some Good Education News Ep. 7

In episode 7 of Some Good Education News we finally give both school and local libraries the shout-outs they deserve! Host Katie Blunt gets the inside scoop on how big of an impact the Salt Lake County Library system has had on our local community. Find out how you can use their services and more!

Students Lead - Some Good Education News Ep. 6

In episode 6 of Some Good Education News, we shift our view to higher education! Host Katie Blunt sits down with four student body presidents to find out what it’s been like to lead during the past year.

Making Teachers a Priority - Some Good Education News Ep. 5

In the fifth episode of Some Good Education News, we get personal with educators about the impact of the COVID-19 vaccine. Share your good education news with us with #uengoodnews. Stay safe, be kind and keep learning!

Finding the Good - Some Good Education News Ep. 4

In this episode we see how schools and educators are innovating throughout this unusual school year. Katie Blunt, continuing her role as host, shares uplifting highlights from the past few months. From tractor parades to students helping communities in need, the highlights prove that there is always some good education news. This episode's in-depth interview is with none other than the 2021 teacher of the year, John Arthur from Meadowlark Elementary School - Salt Lake City. It's not one you'll want to miss!

Back To School - Stronger Together - Some Good Education News Ep. 3

On the third episode of Some Good Education News, we head into a new school year and are amazed at the incredible work teachers are doing. Thank you educators! Dani introduces our new host and recent UEN addition, Katie Blunt. After diving into some good education stories, Katie interviews special guest, Tami Pyfer, Education Advisor from the Governors Office.

Utah Keeps Learning - Some Good Education News Ep. 2

In our second SGEN episode, Dani Sloan takes the host's seat and shares some more good education news! She highlights an array of unique graduation stories and goes in-depth with Bridgette Barrowes about the necessity to have a dialogue about race with other teachers and students to overcome uncertainties.

Utah Keeps Learning - Some Good Education News Ep. 1

In our inaugural episode of "Some Good Education News", Michael Hakkarinen from the Utah Education Network shares some good news from right here in Utah! Stories from across the state are given a much-deserved spotlight along with a special in-depth interview with principal Kim Schaefer. Jared Fawson shares some of the new features of Gale InfoBits.