Utah students rank fifth in nation for passing AP exams

With 67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP exams earning college credit, Utah ranks fifth in the nation for percentage of students passing AP exams, data released by the College Board today showed. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Meeting Summary: Feb. 1, 2018

In its February 1, 2018 meeting the Utah State Board of Education: Voted to seek a waiver from the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) provision that requires states to count non-tested students as zeros for school accountability purposes. Voted to seek additional funding to provide teacher training on restorative justice. Reviewed the state‚Äôs first Kindergarten Entry and Exit Profile (KEEP) report showing kindergarten student literacy and numeracy readiness. . . . → Read More