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    State School Board responds to Governor’s remarks on education

    The following is the statement issued by the Utah State Board of Education in response to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert’s remarks on education issues: “The State Board of Education appreciates the Governor’s message in support of our commitment to high educational standards for Utah’s children. We share his concern over the proper role of government and look forward to receiving the [...]

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  • News Release: Search Group Partners to Assist in Search for State Superintendent

    Connie Linardakis-Spyropoulos, Managing Director, Executive Practice, will lead the search SALT LAKE CITY, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Executive search firm SEARCH Group Partners (SGP) has been retained by the Utah State Board of Education to lead in its search for a new State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Dr. Martell Menlove, the current State Superintendent, announced his [...]

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  • 07172014 MEETING

    Utah State Board of Education meeting agenda: July 17, 2014

    The Utah State Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. July 17, 2014, in the Utah State Office of Education Board Room, 250 East 500 South, in Salt Lake City. Agenda items are scheduled as follows: 4:00 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. Opening Business 4:05 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. ACTION: General Consent Calendar 4:10 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. Public Comment 4:20 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. ACTION: ESEA Flexibility Waiver 5:15 p.m. [...]

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  • 2014-15 Calendar

    2014-2015 school year calendars

    The 2014-2015 school year calendars for districts and charter schools  have been updated. The following images show first and last days of school, holidays, breaks and other nonschool days. Charter schools missing from the document did not submit information to the Utah State Office of Education. Click on either calendar to open in a separate [...]

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  • Board Reaffirms Local Curriculum Control, Seeks Parental Involvement Rule

    The Utah State Board of Education voted Friday, June 6, 2014, to reaffirm that local school districts and charter schools maintain control over all curriculum and pedagogy issues, including math curriculum. The Board also asked that discussion begin in August on creating a new board rule requiring districts and charters to set up a formal system for parents and patrons to raise concerns over [...]

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