Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary for January 12, 2012

In this meeting, the Utah State Board of Education preliminarily approved a school grading system; approved for public comment a set of early childhood education standards; and approved technology standards to address access to technology, professional learning for educators and technical support. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup for January 12, 2012

Students work on computers. Advanced Technology in Aerospace class, George S. Middleton High School in Tampa, Florida

Today’s Top Picks: Ed Week’s annual Quality Counts issue comes out. Personnel director Bob Gentry named interim superintendent in Provo. Weber’s Two Rivers High School named a Project Lead the Way Model School. Ed Week takes a look at some of the education battles brewing in state legislatures this year. Should there be a cap on the number of AP classes a student is allowed to take? And a British minister calls computer skills “the grammar of the 21st century.” Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 12, 2012. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Welcomes Newest Member: Mayor Wilford Clyde

Wilford Clyde, Utah State Board of Education Board of Regents Representative

Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway swore in the newest member on the Utah State Board of Education this morning: Springville Mayor Wilford W. Clyde. . . . → Read More