Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary: July 17, 2014

In its July 17 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: • Postponed until August 8 a decision on whether to apply for an extension to Utah’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver. • Announced the hiring of a firm to assist in the State Superintendent of Public Instruction search process and set a tentative time line for a new hire. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: July 17, 2014

What will the Utah State Board of Education do about the state’s ESEA waiver in tonight’s meeting? Governor Herbert looks into Utah’s education standards. Industry officials push tech ed at the Legislature. Speaker Lockhart is looking for volunteers to review Utah curriculum. North Carolina looks to tweak Common Core. Wyoming is sending out a survey on public education governance there. All that and more in today’s news roundup. . . . → Read More