Utah State Board of Education March Meeting Agenda

In the meeting on Friday, March 2, the Utah State Board of Education will consider updates to secondary math in Utah’s Core Standards, receive an update on implementation of the core standards and review bills pending before the Utah Legislature, among other issues. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 1, 2012

School bus parked in front of Utah State Capitol

Today’s Top Picks: Senate OKs Sen. Osmond’s educator employment bill. There’s some follow up on the common core. Concurrent enrollment may no longer be free. And Arizona adds to its tuition tax credit program. Links to these stories and many more are in the March 1 Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Postsecondary Training More Important than Ever

Gary Wixom, Assistant Commissioner of CTE, Utah System of Higher Education

Obtaining a skill after graduating from high school has never been as important as it is today. At least 66 percent of jobs in Utah will require more than a high school diploma by 2018. We know that there will be a skill shortage in many areas unless more students make the transition between high school graduation and postsecondary training. . . . → Read More