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Trib Talk: Should Utah’s new school grades matter to you?
First Published Oct 02 2013 08:14 am • Last Updated Oct 31 2013 12:51 pm

Last month, Utah schools were graded according to criteria set by state lawmakers.

This week, the Utah State Office of Education gave its assessment of how schools are doing.

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Needless to say, the two evaluations don’t always match up. Why do Utah schools face separate scoring methods? Do you think grading schools helps students?

On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, state superintendent Martell Menlove and state school board member Tami Pyfer join Trib Talk’s Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss school accountability metrics and what it means for students, parents and teachers in the state.

You can join the discussion by sending questions or comment to the hashtag #TribTalk on Twitter and Google+ or you can post them in the comments section below this story. The live chat video will appear at the top of this page a few minutes before the chat begins.




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