Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary: Jan. 3, 2018

In its January 3, 2018 meeting the Utah State Board of Education: Approved an administrative rule change allowing more local flexibility and parental choice in middle school and junior high school course requirements. Appointed Craig J. Johnson as new School Children’s Trust section director. Let stand a Board rule on high school course grade replacement. . . . → Read More

News Release: Paula Plant Appointed as Interim Director of School Children’s Trust

Utah State Board of Education Chair Mark Huntsman authorized the appointment of Paula Plant as interim director of School Children’s Trust Section, effective Aug. 8, 2017. Plant will serve as the interim director until the Utah State Board of Education appoints a new director. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary for Aug. 4, 2017

In its August 4 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Approved the use of end-of year SAGE tests for high school freshman and sophomores in spring 2018. Added flexibility to middle school/junior high school course requirements. Forwarded a draft copy of Utah’s Every Student Succeeds Act plan to the Governor and Legislature for their review. . . . → Read More

Enter SITLA’s Instragram Challenge

#SITLAfunds15 is an Instagram photo challenge calling for students, parents, teachers, and administrators to show how School LAND Trust Funds are used in their schools. The challenge is co-sponsored by SITLA and the School Children’s Trust at the Utah Office of Education. . . . → Read More