Developing Utah’s Portrait of a Graduate

Melanie ShepherdMaking the Grade: Utah works to improve its marks in STEM education Utah Business May 8, 2018News

Dear Utah Community Leaders, USBE staff and board members who serve on the High School Graduation Credits Task Force have organized a series of focus groups during which the public can provide valuable feedback. These will take place over the next several weeks. The purpose of the focus groups is to gather input on what people believe Utah students need … Read More

Computer Science Pilot Receives $125,000 to Develop Professional Skills

Melanie ShepherdMaking the Grade: Utah works to improve its marks in STEM education Utah Business May 8, 2018News

Ogden–The Ogden Computer Science Pilot is a partnership between Ogden School District and the nonprofit, BootUp PD. The pilot program has been funded at $125,000 by the Utah STEM Action Center, whose goal for the funding is to build K-12 computing pathways in Utah school districts. The 2017 legislature provided the funds via Senate Bill 190. https://utahbusiness.com/computer-science-pilot-receives-125000-to-develop-professional-skills/