New State Board of Education Members

Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox will swear in eight new members of the Utah State Board of Education at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. The ceremony will be held in the Board Room at 250 East 500 South in Salt Lake City. The public is invited. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 11, 2017

Our Schools Now’s Nolan Karas discusses the school funding tax hike. Sen. Hillyard also discusses it. Texans push back against school grades. The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in a Colorado special education case. The transgender bath issues comes up (obliquely) in questions posed by Sen. Lee to Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Meeting Jan. 12-13, 2017

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a study session, meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and hold committee meetings at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017; the Finance Committee will meet beginning at 9 a.m., Law & Legislation and Standards & Assessment committees will meet beginning at 5 p.m. The full Board will meet on Friday, Jan 13 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Board’s Salt Lake City office. . . . → Read More