State Board Meeting Summary

In its December 9, 2016 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: • Elected Mark Huntsman as the next chairman and elected Terryl Warner, Brittney Cummins, and Alisa Ellis as first, second, and third vice chairs respectively. • Adopted the Board’s Charter School Task Force recommendations seeking to clarify the governing roles of the Utah State Board of Education and the Utah State Charter School Board. • Adopted a resolution seeking a single, coherent school accountability system in the state. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Dec. 2, 2015

In today’s ENR: Utah business leaders push for more school funding. The Standard-Examiner article focuses on comments from Speaker Hughes. Tribune previews Social Studies Standards, which will be discussed in Thursday and Friday’s Utah State Board of Education meetings. Willowcreek Middle School in Lehi pilots the Think Through Math program. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Dec. 2. . . . → Read More