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From: Peterson, Mark
To: Rep. McKell, M.,
Subject: Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary for Oct. 10, 2014
Date: 2014-10-11T01:30:15Z
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Utah State Board of Education Meeting Summary

 

Briefly

In its Oct. 10, 2014 meeting, the Utah State Board of Education:

·        Offered the job of State Superintendent of Public Instruction to Ogden School District Superintendent Brad Smith, who accepted the job. Smith will start in the first week of November. 

·        Set its legislative priorities for the 2015 general session of the Utah Legislature. Chief among the expectations are full funding of growth and an inflationary increase in WPU funding. 

·        Agreed to work with legislators on amending the school grading statutes in light of the state's new computer-adaptive SAGE tests.

 

View the full summary at: http://www.schools.utah.gov/board/Meetings/Summary.aspx