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    Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Competency-based Learning Review Committee

    Name of organization: Competency-based Learning Review Committee Date Posted: September 14, 2016 Date nominations are due to Board Secretary: October 3, 2016 Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: The Competency-based Learning Amendments (S.B. 143) was passed in the 2016 General Legislative Session. This bill calls for […]

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    Utah Students Improve on Math and Science SAGE Tests

    SALT LAKE CITY – Utah public school students on average improved in mathematics and science and held steady in English language arts (ELA) end-of-level tests in 2016, according to data released today by the Utah State Board of Education. Results from the 2015-16 year show proficiency rates in math and science increased on average 1.9 percentage points to 46.5 percent and 48.7 percent, […]

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    State Board Seeks Local Flexibility in New Federal Education Regulations

    August 2, 2016 For Immediate Release SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah State Board of Education asked the U.S. Department of Education to consider a number of provisions to grant more local control over schools in proposed regulations attached to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), passed into law in late 2015 and scheduled to take effect in 2017. Submitted comments pertain to proposed regulations […]

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    Utah State Board of Education and Staff to Use One Name

    The Utah State Board of Education and its office staff will formally discontinue the use of the name “Utah State Office of Education” on July 1, 2016. The State Board voted in April to sunset the use of “Utah State Office of Education” to eliminate confusion that there are two entities with potentially competing policy positions. Effective immediately, elected officials of the Board and […]

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    Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Instructional Materials Commission

    Name of organization:  Instructional Materials Commission Date Posted:  June 29, 2016 Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  July 29, 2016 Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: In 1907 the Utah State Legislature enacted a law creating the Utah State Textbook Commission, thereby giving the jurisdiction for the […]

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