State Board August Meeting Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold Audit and Communication committee meetings on Thursday, Aug. 1 and its regular meeting on Friday, August 2 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education August Meeting and Work Session Agenda

Utah State Board of Education Seal

The Utah State Board of Education will hold a work/study session, in which no action will be taken, on August 2, 2012 at the Park City School District Office, 2700 Kearns Blvd., Park City, and hold its regular meeting on August 3, 2012 at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary: March 2, 2012

In this meeting, the Utah State Board of Education, appointed a working group to study options for a request for proposals for assessing Utah’s computer-adaptive tests; preliminarily approved changes to Utah’s math core curriculum to bring it in alignment with Utah’s core standards; and preliminarily approved changes to Utah’s eminence rules allowing greater flexibility for public schools to obtain qualified educators. . . . → Read More

State Education Board Recognizes Utah’s Title I National Distinguished Schools

State Board of Education Honors Bridger Elementary as one of Utah's Title I National Distinguished Schools

The Utah State Board of Education honored Utah’s Title I National Distinguished Schools for 2012 during its March meeting. Three Peaks Elementary and Bridger Elementary Schools are among 100 Title I schools to receive the recognition nationally. Title I schools are schools that have a high percentage of low-income students. Representatives from the two schools came to the Board meeting to accept certificates of recognition from the Board. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Agenda for January 12, 2012

The Utah State Board of Education will meet on Thursday, Jan. 12 beginning at 8:15 a.m. at the Utah State Office of Education, 250 E. 500 South, Salt Lake City. Please note the day of the week of this meeting is different than the State Board’s regularly scheduled meetings, which typically take place on Fridays. . . . → Read More

Board Meeting Summary

In this meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Viewed a video on the growth and student successes in Utah’s dual immersion programs, which are now operating in 47 schools throughout the state. Studied the lessons learned from Utah’s performance-based teacher compensation pilot programs. Listened to a plea from Utah’s rural schools to get more funding for the most rural of Utah’s schools, the necessarily existent small schools. And unanimously re-elected Debra Roberts and Dixie Allen as chair and vice chair of the Board. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meets Friday

Highlights of the December meeting of the Utah State Board of Education: A short film on Utah’s dual immersion programs. A report on Utah’s performance-based compensation pilot programs. And a presentation from Utah’s Rural School Association that includes information on necessarily existent small schools. The meeting begins Friday, December 2, at 8:15 a.m. Read more to view the full agenda or for links to the live stream and other Utah State Board of Education resources. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary

In this meeting, the Utah State Board of Education: Approved recommendations for setting up a system to grade Utah’s public schools in accordance with a bill approved in the 2011 legislature; further investigated recent assessments conducted in math and reading both at the national and local level to get a better picture of Utah student achievement; and granted flexibility to two school districts and two other rural schools to conduct their classes on a four-day week schedule to best meet the needs of their students and keep costs down. . . . → Read More

Utah State Board of Education Meeting Agenda

The Utah State Board of Education meets Thursday at 4:30 for committee meetings then reconvenes for the full board meeting at 8 a.m. Friday, November 4. Highlights of the meeting include: Recommendations for a grading system for Utah public schools; A discussion of the National Association of State Boards of Education report on teacher effectiveness; and a report on Utah’s performance-based compensation pilot program. Read the full agenda, complete with links to background information, here. . . . → Read More