Superintendent Search Committee Meeting Scheduled

The Utah State Board of Education Superintendent Search Committee will meet beginning at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15 to review the RFP for hiring an employment consultant to assist in the search, discuss confidentiality agreements, and look at next steps in the hiring of a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 11, 2014

There is follow-up on another potential split in the Jordan School District. U.S. Senate approves a land swap in Utah. AFT is weighing in on Common Core. Getting a STEM degree is one thing; working in a STEM field is another, Census study reveals. And did a court ruling spoil Utah’s chance for catching Arizona in per-pupil funding? All that and more in today’s news roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education July 17 Meeting Agenda

The Utah State Board of Education will be meeting Thursday, July 17 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. Items on the agenda include: A discussion of Utah’s federal ESEA waiver, the search for a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Board’s budget and legislative priorities for 2015, and consideration of a resolution on local control of curriculum. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Do I need an attorney?

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. In this edition, an administrator seeks advice on how to handle a lawsuit. The answer and how to submit your question are in the July 11 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More