USBE February Meeting Summary

Utah State Board of Education Seal

On Friday’s Utah State Board of Education monthly meeting: Began the process for gathering public opinion on proposed changes to Utah’s high school graduation requirements. Reviewed an annual report on the School Trust and asked to have a task force formed to study the trust’s investment structure. Supported seven bills now before the Utah Legislature while opposing three other measures. . . . → Read More

Utah Legislative Session: Week 2

Utah Legislature and Education

Here are some of the education-related bills heard and discussed during the second week of the 2013 Utah legislative session. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 8, 2013

Untittled by dno1967b/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Sen. Hillyard and Speaker Lockhart discuss the budget. Trib takes a look at UCAS, the state’s new accountability system. Superintendent Menlove discusses school security. White House discusses potential effects of sequestration. How well are new teacher evaluation systems working? Linsk to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Feb. 8. . . . → Read More

USBE’s February Spotlight

The 29th annual USOE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest's winners.

This year was the 29th annual USOE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Contest, in honor of his birthday and lasting legacy. Our Educational Equity staff received a total of 645 essay entries (breaking previous years’ records) and 12 video entries from 19 different LEAs. All of the winning entries can be found on our website and YouTube. . . . → Read More