Law and Licensing Committee Hearing

The Utah State Board of Education Law and Licensing Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. This meeting is open to the public, but will not be streamed on the Board’s website. The agenda is as follows: . . . → Read More

Q&A: Access to Student Records

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a teacher wants to know when can a student’s confidential record can be accessed. The answer and how to submit your question are in the UPPAC Q&A for Oct. 25. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Segregated Gym Classes

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a parent wants to know if a school can segregate gym classes based on gender. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Sept. 13 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Thank You Gifts

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a dad wants to know the rules of giving a teacher a thank you gift. The answer and how to submit your question are in the June 21 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Open Positions

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Want to be involved in maintaining and promoting a high standard of ethics among Utah educators? State Superintendent Martell Menlove is taking nominations for positions on the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission. . . . → Read More

Q&A: What Must an Educator Report?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition an educator wants to know what he or she must report to a building administrator. The answer and how to submit your question are in the March 29 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Prayer at a School’s Ribbon-Cutting?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a charter school parent asks how can prayer be done legally during a school’s ribbon cutting ceremony. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Aug. 31 UPPAC Q&A. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Consequences for Sluffing School?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a UtahPublicEducation.org reader asks how many days a student may miss school but still receive credit. The answer, plus how to submit your question, are in the June 22 UPPAC Q&A. . . . → Read More

UPPAC Q&A: Can Innapropriate Joker Continue Teaching?

Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission Q & A

The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition: What should be done when a coach, or a licensed educator, makes an inappropriate joke in front of students? The answer plus how to submit your question are in the June 8 UPPAC Q&A. . . . → Read More