State Board of Education Meeting Agendas for May 4-5, 2017




The Utah State Board of Education will hold a hold a study session, meet as the Governing Board of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, and hold committee meetings at the Board’s office, 250 E 500 South, Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 4, 2017 beginning at 9 a.m. The full Board will meet on Friday, May 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Board’s Salt Lake City office. . . . → Read More

A Message for CTE Educators




February was Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month. All across the country people were celebrating the important contribution that CTE is making to individuals, to communities, to the economy, and to the nation’s labor force as the United States struggles to get its economy moving. . . . → Read More

Why do we need common assessments?

Dixie Allen, Vice Chair Utah State Board of Education




Accountability has driven the need for common standards for all students and common assessments to validate student performance, especially for state education systems. Unfortunately, these testing results are now being used to do more than just verify that students are successful. Because of this, we must use the same measuring stick. . . . → Read More