State Board February Meeting Summary

In its Feb. 6, 2015 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: • Discussed Utah Core Standards and the Common Core with Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert and Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. • Deferred a decision on whether to seek an extension to Utah’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver while watching events both in Washington, where the act is now up for renewal, and in Salt Lake City, where the Legislature is preparing its annual budget for public education. • Prepared its final budget requests for public schools for fiscal year 2015 for the Utah Legislature. . . . → Read More

State Board February Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold its regular monthly meeting on Friday, February 7 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. The complete agenda along with more information about agenda items can be found here. . . . → Read More

USBE February Meeting Summary

Utah State Board of Education Seal

On Friday’s Utah State Board of Education monthly meeting: Began the process for gathering public opinion on proposed changes to Utah’s high school graduation requirements. Reviewed an annual report on the School Trust and asked to have a task force formed to study the trust’s investment structure. Supported seven bills now before the Utah Legislature while opposing three other measures. . . . → Read More