USOE Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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The Utah State Office of Education will be closed on Monday, January 16, in observation of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. USOE will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, January 17. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup for January 13, 2012

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Today’s Top Picks: Utah State Board of Education begins looking at early childhood education standards. The Board also approved a set of technology standards for schools. KSL looks at education’s place in the upcoming legislative session. Sen. Urquhart lobbies for more charter school lobbying. The immigration debate looks at education. Ed Week looks at how nations measure education on a large scale. And ENR guesses it’s true: Eddie Van Halen is hot for teachers, music teachers anyway. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for January 13. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q & A for January 13, 2012

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here every Friday. In this edition: Is the “Pledge” required under state law? And how about a law capping the number of students per classroom? Find out the answers in the UPPAC Q & A. . . . → Read More