November Meeting Summary

n its November 4, 2016 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Gave preliminary approval to an amended rule dealing with public school participation in organizations like the Utah High School Activities Association. Approved Digital Teaching and Learning grants for four school districts and two charter schools. Reviewed student enrollment numbers from the October 1 head count conducted in Utah public schools. . . . → Read More

November Meeting Summary

In its November 6, 2015 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Requested that state law be altered to allow the Utah State Board of Education to appoint members of the Utah State Charter School Board. Those members are currently appointed by the Governor. Directed the staff at the Utah State Office of Education to work with district and charter schools to find an appropriate kindergarten readiness assessment for use throughout the state. Requested that the Utah State Legislature not fund the Electronic High School after the end of the current school year. . . . → Read More