Study: More than Half of New Utah Teachers Quit Within Seven Years

Fifty-six percent of Utah teachers who began in the teaching profession in 2007-08 were no longer classroom teachers in Utah by 2014-15, according to a study released today by the Utah Education Policy Center (UPEC) in collaboration with the Utah State Board of Education. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 1, 2017

Sen. Fillmore looks to limit the amount of revenues redevelopment agencies can take from Utah schools. The online sales tax bill advances. Lehi asks a Utah charter school to halt construction. Betsy DeVos may face a fight in the full Senate. Ed Week looks at the education record of President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Feb. 2 USBE Legislative Meeting

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a meeting to discuss issues pending before the Utah Legislature in Room 210 of the East Senate Building, 120 E Capitol St., Salt Lake City, on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Please note that while this meeting will be recorded, it will not be streamed. You will have to be in attendance to hear it live. Additions may be made to the agenda up to 24 hours before the meeting begins. Please check the agenda for additions prior to the meeting. . . . → Read More