Written Public Comment

Overview

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) may have several items released for formal public comment at any given time. Below you will find information on open items for public comment, helpful resources, and information on how to report a concern. Feel free to share your input with USBE.

Members of the public are also welcome to send informal comments to their board members at any time (USBE Board Members). If you do not know the name of your board member, please go to Learn About the Candidates and Issues on the Vote.Utah.org website. 

Report a Concern

For information regarding a concern with USBE, a school district, district school, or charter school or if you believe a licensed educator has violated professional conduct rules. 

R277-123: Process for Members of the Public to Report Violations of Statute and Board Rule
USBE Administrative Rules

Public Education Hotline/Report a Concern
USBE Internal Audit

Reporting Educator Misconduct/Arrests
Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission (UPPAC)

Public Comments

Time Limited
March 14, 2022

P-12 Utah State Standards for English Language Arts
Summary: English Language Arts Utah Core Standard revisions. Public comment closes June 14, 2022.
Status: Closed

Ongoing
March 1, 2022

Accountability Redesign
USBE Assessment and Accountability

Summary: USBE is partnering with the Utah State Legislature to reexamine the state’s school accountability system.
Status: Open

January 1, 2022

Board Rule Status | Board Public Hearings 
USBE Administrative Rules

Summary: Current board rules under consideration and/or public hearing information. Those with specific rule comments should address them to rule.comments@schools.utah.gov.
Status: Open

Resources

Federal Register Education Department
The Daily Journal of the United States Government