State Charter School Board Meeting Agenda: January 11, 2018

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2018 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: Jan. 3, 2018

In its January 3, 2018 meeting the Utah State Board of Education: Approved an administrative rule change allowing more local flexibility and parental choice in middle school and junior high school course requirements. Appointed Craig J. Johnson as new School Children’s Trust section director. Let stand a Board rule on high school course grade replacement. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Agendas: Jan. 3 – 4, 2018

The Utah State Board of Education will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 3 beginning at 8 a.m. The Board will hold a Finance Committee meeting on Thursday, Jan. 4, beginning at 8 a.m.; Board Law and Legislation Committee and Board Standards and Assessment Committee will meet on Thursday, Jan. 4 beginning at 9 a.m. The Board will also meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and blind on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 12:30 p.m. and hold a study session later that day beginning at 1 p.m. All meetings will be held the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

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 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

Utah State Charter School Board Meeting Agenda for Nov. 9, 2017

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold its monthly meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the offices of the Utah State Board of Education, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Utah Selects New Statewide School Testing Provider

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) will begin negotiations with Questar Assessment Inc. for a five-year, computer-adaptive testing contract that will begin being used in schools in the 2018-19 school year. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 6, 2017

Equality Utah and the State Board of Education settle the lawsuit over sex-ed policy in Utah. Utah Business looks at the outlook for education in Utah. Of the 700,000 DACA recipients in the U.S., an estimated 20,000 of them are teachers. What does this mean for schools? All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More