Jun. 17, 9:00 AM
The Education Interim Committee of the State Legislature holds a public meeting.
Feb. 23 - Mar. 22
Comcast Newsmakers interviews Robyn Bagley about www.Utah-EducationFacts.com
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The 2009 Legislative Session concluded on Thursday, March 12th at midnight
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the landmark report, A Nation at Risk.
In the 2007-08 school year, Utah spent $8,224 per public school student.
Charter schools are independent public schools run by parents or non-profits.
The average class size in Utah is 22.2
High school students can graduate with an associate's degree and a scholarship worth 75% of college tuition.
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Test scores indicate that a consistent achievement gap exists in Utah between minorities and whites, and between low income students and non-low income students.
Utah's Minority Achievement Gap, 8th Grade Math
Utah Foundation & National Assessment of Educational Progress
The minority achievement gap in 8th grade math has increased 37% since 1992. The current 30 point difference represents an achievement gap of about 3 grade levels.
Graduation rates indicate that a consistent achievement gap exists in Utah between minorities and whites, males and females, and low income students and non-low income students.