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Meeting Schedule

Utah State Board of Education 2019 Meeting Schedule

Utah State Board of Education 2020 Meeting Schedule

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), persons needing auxiliary communicative aids and services for these meetings should contact Board Secretary Lorraine Austin at (801) 538-7517 or via e-mail at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov, giving at least three working days' notice.

All regular meetings will be held at the Utah State Board of Education, 250 East 500 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111. Times are subject to change.

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Beginning August 1, 2019 the Utah State Board of Education will begin using CivicClerk as its Agenda Management Tool. If you have any questions, please contact Board Secretary, Lorraine Austin at (801) 538-7517 or via e-mail at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov.

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Note: A live meeting Webcast or Audiocast is typically available while meetings are in session.

Meeting Summary 

February 6, 2020 Meeting

The Utah State Board of Education:

  • Monitored its budget priorities and voted to support five bills now before the Utah Legislature.
  • Approved a four-day school week for Anna Smith Elementary and Wendover High School.
  • Approved a change in an administrative rule that will allow the State Superintendent, rather than the full Board, to approve waiver requests involving school closures for inclement weather.

USBE Board Members

Board Votes to Support Five Bills

The Utah State Board of Education continues to monitor and advocate for its budget priorities as the 2020 legislative session continues to unfold.

The Board also voted to support the following bills:

The Board also directed staff to seek legislation to amend the exit criteria for the School Turnaround Program to address issues of clarity and consistency. The Board further directed staff to engage with the Board’s Assessment and Accountability Policy Advisory Committee and other stakeholders to identify the threshold for exit.

You can follow all the education bills being followed by the Board on its legislative session page.

For additional information, please contact:

Scott Jones
Deputy Superintendent of Operations
Phone: (801) 538-7514 |  E-mail(External Web Content)

Angela Stallings
Deputy Superintendent of Policy
Phone: (801) 538-7515 |  E-mail(External Web Content)

Four-day School Week Approved for Anna Smith Elementary, Wendover High

The Utah State Board of Education approved a waiver request from Tooele School District to move Anna Smith Elementary School and Wendover High School to a four-day school week. Both schools are in Wendover near the Nevada border. Schools in West Wendover, Nevada, are already on a four-day week.

For additional information, please contact:

Michelle Beus 
Assistant Attorney General
Phone: (801) 538-7810 |  E-mail(External Web Content)

Board OKs Summary of Changes for School Bus Operation

The Utah State Board of Education approved the summary of changes to the Standards for Utah School Buses and Operations that were updated in 2019.

Board Approves Rule Amendments, Repeal

USBE approved the following Administrative Rule changes.

Consent Calendar Approved

USBE Consent Calendar
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The Utah State Board of Education approved its consent calendar.

Highlights from Friday’s Committee Meetings

USBE Board Committees 
Finance Committee, Law and Licensing Committee, and Standards and Assessment Committee will meet on February 7, 2020 beginning at 1 p.m.

 Meeting Agendas
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Committee items approved Thursday will be heard by the full Board during its March 19, 2020 meeting.

Those who wish to comment on pending Administrative Rules or rule changes of existing rules are invited to contact us via e-mail at  rule.comments@schools.utah.gov(External Web Content).

Highlights of the Finance Committee(External Web Content) meeting include:

Highlights of the  Law and Licensing Committee(External Web Content) meeting include:

Highlights of the  Standards and Assessment Committee(External Web Content) meeting include: