State Board of Education http://kuer.org en Utah Schools Graded Twice This Year With New System http://kuer.org/post/utah-schools-graded-twice-year-new-system <p></p><p>Next month, schools in Utah will get two sets of report cards outlining their performance for the last year. One report is based on Utah’s Comprehensive Accountability System or UCAS, which is a grading method the State Office of Education is already using. The other system, state lawmakers approved during the 2013 legislative session.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:37:07 +0000 Whittney Evans 34397 at http://kuer.org Utah Schools Graded Twice This Year With New System Ed Officials Seek AG's Opinion on Student Data Issue http://kuer.org/post/ed-officials-seek-ags-opinion-student-data-issue <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Utah State Office of Education is seeking the Attorney General’s opinion on what type of student data should be published. The board is asking the Attorney General to reconcile two state statutes they say cause the confusion. But not everyone believes a conflict exists.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some argue classroom-level testing data allows the public to see how teachers perform. While others say the numbers could be read out of context.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 15:45:32 +0000 Whittney Evans 27470 at http://kuer.org Ed Officials Seek AG's Opinion on Student Data Issue