Prevention Dimensions Kids’ Day

Superintendent Martell Menlove throws the ceremonial first pitch of the game.




More than 12,000 fifth and sixth grade students celebrated the 11th annual at Smith’s Ballpark on May 20. The event, organized by the Salt Lake Bees and the Utah State office of Education, promotes alcohol, tobacco, other drug and bullying prevention. . . . → Read More

State Board April Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal




The Utah State Board of Education will hold a work/study session and an Audit Committee meeting on Thursday, April 3 and its regular monthly meeting on Friday, April 4 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: March 28, 2014

Supt. Martell Menlove presenting the State of Education Address




In today’s ENR: ENR is very sad to announce that State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove is retiring. Governor signs the CO detector and financial literacy bills. Logan School District hires a new business manager. Schools in Duchesne and Wasatch counties are seeing some nationally-ranked growth. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for March 28. . . . → Read More

Supt. Martell Menlove Announces Retirement

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove at the 2013 State of Education Address.




State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove today announced he would retire, but has agreed to remain on the job until the Utah State Board of Education can name a new superintendent and has offered to work through any transition time that may be helpful. . . . → Read More

U.S. Secretary of Education Visits Utah

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (red tie) visited Northwest Middle School on Dec. 5.




United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School Thursday. Duncan was joined by State Supt. Martell Menlove, Salt Lake City Superintendent McKell Withers, Northwest Principal Brian Conley, students, parents and teachers for a discussion on the school’s educational progress since it received a $2.3 million federal School Improvement grant in 2010. . . . → Read More

State of Education Address Photos

LtR: State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove and M. Lynn Bennion Elementary Principal James Yapias




State Superintendent of Public Instruction Martell Menlove delivered the annual State of Education Address on Nov. 19 from M. Lynn Bennion Elementary School in Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Utah, Navajo Nation Student Data Agreement

Officials from the Utah State Board of Education and the Navajo Nation met to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will provide the Navajo Nation access to assessment data of Navajo students in Utah.

“We signed an agreement, an understanding that we will commit to one another to help promote the best education . . . → Read More