Education News Roundup: June 28, 2017

State Board and Equality Utah jointly ask for a stay in the LGBT lawsuit. Kairos Academy will ask the State Charter Board for a hearing on the Board’s decision to revoke the charter. Nearly three dozen senators sign a letter of concern over Secretary DeVos’ civil rights enforcement. Like Utah, New Hampshire is trying to figure out how to make competency-based education work. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 26, 2017

Cache School District is holding on to acreage for future schools. Cache Supt. Schofield discusses his district. There is a petition circulating to save Kairos Academy. The U.S. Supreme Court sides with a Missouri church in a case that could have implications for school vouchers. There are also a couple of new studies out on how well students perform in voucher schools. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: June 21, 2017

Education Dive takes a look at how Utah and other states are moving forward with competency-based education. State Charter School Board votes to terminate Kairos Academy’s charter. Climate change debate is heating up in schools. A new report looks at the phenomenon of rich, white neighborhoods splitting off from their local school districts. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

State Charter School Board Votes to Close Kairos Academy

Emphasizing the importance of educating underserved populations, the Utah State Charter School Board unanimously proposed to terminate the charter of Kairos Academy of West Valley City, noting concerns with low enrollment, poor student outcomes, and failure to achieve the school’s stated mission. . . . → Read More

State Charter School Board Meeting: June 20, 2017

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold a meeting beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20 at the offices of the Utah State Board of Education, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

State Charter School Board Meeting Agenda: June 8, 2017

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold a meeting beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 8 in the East Classroom at The Leonardo, 209 E 500 South, Salt Lake City. This meeting will not be streamed. . . . → Read More

State Charter School Board Meeting Feb. 9, 2017

The Utah State Charter School Board will hold an informal hearing as well as its regular monthly meeting on Feb. 9, 2017 beginning at 9 a.m. at the offices of the Utah State Board of Education, 250 E 500 South Salt Lake City. The agendas for the hearing and the meeting are both available at http://gousoe.uen.org/8YC. . . . → Read More

Nov. 2014 State Charter School Board Meeting

Utah Charter Schools

The State Charter School Board will meet Nov. 13 at 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The meeting will be streamed live at http://connect.schools.utah.gov/uscs. . . . → Read More