Utah State Board of Education Candidate Questions: No, we don’t stack the deck.   Leave a comment

Utah State Board of Education 2012 Candidate Interview Questions

Due April 12, 2012, 7:00 AM


Please answer the following questions with a Yes or No answer:

District: ___________

• • •

Do you support the Utah Core Curriculum Standards? Do you support increased rigor for high school students? Do you support more STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) requirements for high schools students? Do you support the investment in and use of technology as part of the educational experience? Do you support students having the option to take courses online? Do you support students having the option to choose the providers for online courses? Do you support merit-based pay for educators? Do you think sex education should be taught in schools? Do think schools should address the skills gap that employers are seeing? Do you support raising taxes or impact fees to provide more funding for the education system and school buildings? Do you support the FFA program and teaching of agriculture in the classroom? Do you support student-based budgeting (money following the child to the school level)?


In questions previously sent to you, you gave an answer to the question: What do you think are the two biggest issues or challenges facing public education in the state of Utah? Explain how you would solve the challenges/problems identified in your answer.

Please email your answers to Lorraine Austin at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov no later than 7:00 AM on Thursday, April 12.

Posted April 9, 2012 by Christel Swasey in Uncategorized

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