Students’ performance on SAGE, Utah’s year-end test, might be taken out of the equation when school administrators evaluate their teachers, and some high school juniors might not have to take the exam starting next year.
A proposal to create the role of “teacher leader” in Utah schools was approved by a committee of lawmakers on Tuesday.
State lawmakers hope to give Utah students a better chance for quality learning and academic achievement through a more equitable distribution of funding next year.
When the Utah Legislature convenes next week, lawmakers will face a $100 million request from state education managers to beef up classroom technology.
Tired students in Salt Lake City School District may soon have a pass to hit their snooze buttons in the morning.
SALT LAKE CITY — Members of the Utah State Board of Education gave preliminary approval Thursday to adopt more changes to Utah’s school grading system, a controversial accountability program that gives schools a letter grade based on year-end assessments and other metrics.