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

January 26 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, Jan. 26, 2017 from noon to 1:30 p.m. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Jan. 13, 2017




Senate President Niederhauser calls a hike in state income tax “the worst thing we can do.” Utah State Board of Education will discuss waivers for schools who declared snow days this year. Deseret News editorial board opens a discussion in sex education in Utah. Bureau of Indian Affairs faces a lawsuit over the performance of Indian education. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

New State Board of Education Members




Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox will swear in eight new members of the Utah State Board of Education at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12. The ceremony will be held in the Board Room at 250 East 500 South in Salt Lake City. The public is invited. . . . → Read More

State Board of Education Meeting Jan. 12-13, 2017




The Utah State Board of Education will hold a study session, meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and hold committee meetings at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017; the Finance Committee will meet beginning at 9 a.m., Law & Legislation and Standards & Assessment committees will meet beginning at 5 p.m. The full Board will meet on Friday, Jan 13 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Board’s Salt Lake City office. . . . → Read More

Utah Leaders Ask President

School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration /Education News Roundup




SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s new Bears Ears National Monument captures more than 100,000 acres of non-public land held in trust for public schools, and state leaders are asking President Barack Obama to promptly address the issue by making Utah’s school children whole through an exchange of comparable lands. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 22 – 2016




Education efforts help boost Utah to No. 14 on the Bloomberg innovative states list. Uintah School Board postpones decision on its superintendent until the new Board is seated. Legislators take a look at the use of technology in a Davis classroom. The key to getting your kids to get their homework done is … Batman? . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 21 – 2016




Sen. Hillyard (at Cache Valley Daily) and Gov. Herbert (at Utah Policy) each talk about the education budget. Utah students are getting better at math. Uintah School Board will meet tonight and discuss the superintendent’s contract. KUER looks at special education in Utah. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 20 – 2016

"1st Grade Penguins" by Lone Peak Elementary students.




Utah Business looks at the new APT licensing rule. KSL looks into how Northwest Middle School is recruiting and retaining its teachers. Sen. Hillyard discusses partisan state school board elections. New Census report shows Utah is the fastest growing state in the nation. . . . → Read More