Turning the Ten Elements of Digital Learning Now Into A High-Quality State Policy. Utah Did It. So Can You! Robyn Bagley, Chairman of the Board. Utah
Utah Did It. So Can You!
Robyn Bagley, Chairman of the Board
became the first state in the nation to turn Digital Learning Now's Ten Elements of Quality Online Learning into a comprehensive state policy.
"Ultimately this bill still aligns to the '10 Elements of High Quality Digital Learning' outlined in Digital Learning Now, and as such, represents a bold move away from the monolithic, factory model schools of our past and a big step forward toward a more student-centric future that allows students to have personalized options for their learning based in their distinct needs." Michael HornExecutive Director, Education Innosight Institute
Learn the process for how your state can shift the paradigm on how we deliver education to our next generation learners
Create a paradigm shift for funding
that is student-centric, allowing
the money to follow the student
to the course - backpack funding
Mechanism: most equitable funding formula currently within the system
* Utah requires 24 credits for graduation. Districts can select the number of credits required for diplomas. The average is 27-28. The average number of credits offered in Utah high schools is 8 per year based primarily on block schedules, allowing 32 possible credits.
Tiered Course Fees by Category
Current Legislative Interim Study Project - Intent to adopt new course fee structure in 2012 Legislative Session
Direct result of SB65 - online learning opportunities for students are increasing as
LEAs look to create programs in order to participate as Providers
Parents for Choice in Education is dedicated to ensuring every child has equal access to a quality education by empowering parents, increasing choice, and promoting innovative solutions to Utah's educational challenges.