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

$29 Million for Utah Schools

"School" by Andy Simonds/CC/flickr

Utah School community councils received $29 million from the School LAND Trust Program. The amount is the largest since the program was created in 2001. The money is to be used to make improvements in academic areas that have the greatest needs. The councils come up with improvement plans, which are then approved by the local school boards. . . . → Read More

State Board says proposed math initiative, teacher tenure bill unnecessary

The Utah State Board of Education heard from two lawmakers and took action on several education bills we’re watching at yesterday’s legislative meeting. The State Board also approved a letter to the Executive Appropriations Co-chairs and the governor’s budget director detailing the board’s position on the public education budget. . . . → Read More