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The Public Relations Office helps connect people with information about the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and the state’s public school system. Here you will find links to the latest news about Utah schools as well as links to social media outlets used by the Utah State Board of Education.

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2020 Press Releases

December 9

Utah’s Public High School Graduation Rate Climbs for Eighth Straight Year

December 8

USBE Reelects Mark Huntsman as Chair for 2021 - 2022

December 7

Utah Names Finalists for National Mathematics and Science Teaching Award

December 2

State Superintendent’s Statement on the Appointment of Brittney Cummins as Senior Advisor for Education for Governor-elect Cox

November 24

Child and Adult Care Food Program

November 13

Utah Seeks USDA Child Nutrition Program Monitoring Waivers to Assist Schools During COVID-19 Operations

November 10

Utah State Board of Education Announces State-wide Access to Scrible to Support Utah Schools with Research and Writing Amid Distance Learning

November 9

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Eligibility Announced

November 5

Utah Public School Enrollment Declines for First Time Since 2000

October 30

CyberStart America Competition Begins in Utah

October 14

Utah Tops Among States Testing All Students on ACT

October 1

Salt Lake City Sixth Grade Teacher Named 2021 Utah Teacher of the Year

September 3

2021 Utah Teacher of the Year Finalists Named

August 31

107 Awards Distributed to Utah Elementary Schools from USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

July 22

Superintendent Thanks State’s Congressional Delegation for Help in Getting Dual Immersion Teachers to Utah Classrooms

June 29

Governor OKs Board of Education Reopening Requirements, Recommendations

April 23

Utah’s Do the Write Thing Announces 2020 Youth Anti-Violence Challenge Winners

March 23

State Issues Extension on K-12 and Technical College Dismissal

March 19

Utah State Board of Education Votes to Waive Requirements and Suspend Assessment Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

March 14

State Issues Clarification on K-12 Dismissal

March 13

Governor Herbert Announces Two-Week Dismissal of Utah’s Public Schools

March 12

State Superintendent’s Statement on Coronavirus and Utah’s Public Schools

March 10

Utah Seeks USDA School Lunch Waivers to Assist Schools in Emergency Planning

March 5

State Board of Education Endorses Proposal to Stabilize Public Education Funding

2019 Press Releases

2018 Press Releases

2016 Press Releases