State Board January Meeting Summary

Six new State Board of Education members were sworn in during the January Board meeting.

In its Jan. 8, 2015 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Approved a resolution calling upon Utah’s Congressional delegation to amend the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Re-elected David L. Crandall as chairman of the Board and elected David L. Thomas and Jennifer A. Johnson as first and second vice chair, respectively. Voted to make financial literacy a stand-alone course among high school graduation requirements in Utah. . . . → Read More

State Board January Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold its regular meeting on Thursday, January 9. Highlights of this Board meeting include: •A review of the Board’s legislative priorities and activity prior to the opening of the 2014 Utah Legislature, which begins on Jan. 27. •Preliminary approval of the policy amendment on the use of electronic devices in public schools clarifying local district and charter responsibilities with both school-owned and privately-owned devices in public schools. . . . → Read More