USBE Meetings: Feb. 9 – 10, 2017




The Utah State Board of Education will hold a public hearing on educator license fees, hold a training session on parliamentary procedure, 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, Feb. 9, 2017 beginning at 1 p.m. The full Board will meet on Friday, Feb. 10 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Board’s Salt Lake City office. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Feb. 1, 2017




Sen. Fillmore looks to limit the amount of revenues redevelopment agencies can take from Utah schools. The online sales tax bill advances. Lehi asks a Utah charter school to halt construction. Betsy DeVos may face a fight in the full Senate. Ed Week looks at the education record of President Trump’s new Supreme Court nominee. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Oct. 28, 2016




You’re going to need to get out your scorecards to keep track of Utah State Board of Education candidate endorsements. There is some follow up on Utah’s nation-leading performance in eighth grade science scores. If you’re regular readers, you’ve already seen this story about Davis High’s Debbie Hall, but CBS did a nice job with it. New study finds the gender gap in math begins in kindergarten. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Utah Charter School Board Meeting Agendas




Here are the agendas for the Utah State Charter School Board meetings on Jan. 13 – 14, 20016. . . . → Read More

State Charter School Board Meeting

State Charter School Board




The Utah State Charter School Board will be meeting on March 13. The meeting will be streamed live at http://connect.schools.utah.gov/uscs . See the full agenda for details. . . . → Read More

Charter School Board Legislative Meeting

State Charter School Board




The Utah State Charter School Board’s legislative meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27. See the full agenda for details. . . . → Read More

Students Shine in Math Contest

Good Foundations Academy Noetic Learning Math contest winners. Photo courtesy of Good Foundations Academy.




Congratulations to Good Foundation Academy students on their performance at the Noetic Learning Math Contest. Good Foundation’s Director Peggy Downs shares a blog on the results. . . . → Read More

Charter School Board Agenda

Utah Charter Schools




The State Charter School Board will have its monthly meeting Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Utah State Office of Education. Here is the complete agenda. . . . → Read More

Charter Schools’ Performance Data

Utah Charter Schools




Utah State Charter School Board has gathered baseline information on the academic, financial and governance performance of Utah’s 81 charter schools. The data will be collected going forward to give the board better insight into the performance of Utah’s charter schools. . . . → Read More