News Release: Utah’s public high school graduation rate climbs for fifth straight year

December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mark Peterson, public relations director 801-538-7635 ∙ mark.peterson@schools.utah.gov

Utah’s public high school graduation rate climbs for fifth straight year

 

SALT LAKE CITY – Last spring 40,100 students graduated from Utah’s public high schools. This represents 86 percent of students who entered schools as freshmen four years earlier. . . . → Read More

Utah State Charter School Board meeting

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at the offices of the Utah State Board of Education, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary

In its Dec. 7, 2017 meeting the Utah State Board of Education: Reelected Fillmore resident Mark Huntsman as chair. Brittney Cummins of West Valley City was elected first vice chair, and Heber City resident Alisa Ellis was elected as second vice chair. The new leadership will begin work in January 2018. Met with Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox about the Governor’s 10-year plan for education and with Utah System of Higher Education Chairman David L. Buhler about changes to the Regents’ Scholarship. Continued looking at potential statutory change requests for the upcoming Utah legislative session. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Agendas

The Utah State Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Dec. 7 beginning at 8 a.m. The Board will hold a Finance Committee meeting on Friday, Dec. 8, beginning at 8 a.m.; Board Law and Legislation Committee and Board Standards and Assessment Committee will meet on Friday, Dec. 8 beginning at 9 a.m. The Board will also meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and blind on Friday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. and hold a study session later that day beginning at 2 p.m. . . . → Read More