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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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    Sydnee Dickson Selected as Utah’s State Superintendent

    The Utah State Board of Education unanimously selected veteran educator Sydnee Dickson as the next State Superintendent of Public Instruction on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Dickson, who for the last three months has served as interim superintendent, said she’s excited to continue serving the students and educators in Utah. “I am committed to carrying out the vision of the Utah State Board of […]

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    State Board Names Finalists for State Superintendent Position

    June 16, 2016 The Utah State Board of Education has named Dr. Taran Chun and Dr. Sydnee Dickson as finalists for the position of State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Both applicants will be interviewed in a public meeting on Thursday, June 23, 2016. Chun, who currently works as a school administrator in the Alpine School District, also serves on Utah Valley University’s Board of Trustees […]

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    State Board Approves Funds for The Road Home’s Summer Academic Program

    June 6, 2016 Nearly 50 students whose families now use The Road Home’s Midvale shelter will begin receiving educational services today after the Utah State Board of Education approved a one-time request to fund the program through July 1. The State Board unanimously approved allocating $15,000, money that comes from Federal Mineral Lease revenue in the State Board’s discretionary account and […]

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