An open letter to Utah’s education leaders

Dixie Allen, Vice Chair Utah State Board of Education

Utah State Board of Education Vice Chair Dixie Allen uses the Ogden School District teacher contract dispute as a jumping off point to examine the value of Utah’s educators and the increasing burdens they carry. . . . → Read More



Work continues on grading Utah schools

Dixie Allen, Vice Chair Utah State Board of Education

A committee created by Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway, with the State Board of Education’s support, has been meeting regularly since last fall, in anticipation of a proposal to grade Utah schools. As expected, the Utah Legislature passed SB 59 “School Grading System,” sponsored by Sen. Wayne Niederhauser (R-Sandy), earlier this year. . . . → Read More