Board to Recommend Legislative Changes

The Utah State Board of Education will recommend considerable changes for the state’s assessment and accountability system to the Utah Legislature later this month, after voting Friday to affirm a framework proposal made by a Board task force. . . . → Read More

State Board, Education Interim Committee Joint Meeting Agenda

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a joint meeting with the Education Interim Committee beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in the Multipurpose Room at Salt Lake Community College, South City Campus, 1575 S State Street, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: May 21, 2015

2015 Living Traditions Festival School Day Program.

In today’s ENR: Education Interim Committee takes up Utah’s expected school population growth. U.S. Census report confirms it: Utah is growing. The Standard looks at a new math program in Utah elementary schools and KSL at a reading program in Midvale. Congratulations to the entire 2015 graduating class of Water Canyon School: Mr. Danny Jessop. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for May 21. . . . → Read More

Education Committee Bills on the Move

2-8-11 Utah Capitol

The Utah Legislature’s 2012 General Session is 33 days away and there are already hundreds of bill files opened. Education is typically a hot topic with legislators, generating dozens of proposals each year. In the 2011 General Session, the Utah Legisalture considered 129 bills that dealth with Utah’s public education system. Of these, 85 passed. So, with the Legislative Session just around the corner, it’s time to once again start keeping track of the education proposals on the move at the Utah Capitol. . . . → Read More

Legislative Committee adopts two State Board proposals

This morning, the Utah Legislature’s Education Interim Committee adopted two of the bills recommended by the Utah State Board of Education as committee bills, setting them up for a more speedy legislative process. Discussion of a third State Board proposed bill, South Jordan Republican Senator Aaron Osmond’s Public Education Employment Reform, which deals with teacher tenure and lays the foundation for performance pay, will continue at the next meeting when there is more time for what is expected to be a lengthy public hearing. . . . → Read More