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Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary for December 7, 2017

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Meeting Summary

December 7, 2017

Highlights

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 the full summary here under the “Meeting Summary” tab: https://schools.utah.gov/board/utah/meetings.

The USBE Finance, Law and Licensing, and Standards and Assessment standing committees will meet on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

  • Meeting agendas can be found on BoardDocs.
  • Committee items approved Friday will be heard by the full Board during its Jan. 3, 2018 meeting.
  • Those who wish to comment on pending administrative rules or rule changes or existing rules are invited to contact us via e-mail at rule.comments@schools.utah.gov.

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