NEWS ROOM

2022 DCCS High School Grad Rates Continue to Surpass Utah and US

June 1, 2022

The 2022 on-time high school graduation rate for DCCS members was 93.18% which continues to surpass the rates of Utah and the US.

SLCC Found to Have Discriminated Against Pregnant Student

June 15, 2022

Salt Lake Community College was recently found to have discriminated against one of their students because she was pregnant.

2022 DCCS High School Grad Rates Continue to Surpass Utah and US

June 1, 2022

The 2022 on-time high school graduation rate for DCCS members was 93.18% which continues to surpass the rates of Utah and the US.

How much does the grocery sales tax impact low-income families in Utah?

May 13, 2022

With rising inflation, it seems the cost of groceries is higher than ever before, making a discussion about eliminating the sales tax on groceries much more relevant.

KSTU Fox 13 and Adam Herbets continue a pattern of false & hateful reporting

May 11, 2022

A recent Fox 13 news article by Adam Herbets is targeting Vanguard Academy, a high performing public charter school serving a population of 82% first generation college students

[Op-ed] What we’re not talking about and what we are talking about

March 5, 2022

We’re talking about 100 years of bigotry and hatred displayed once again by individuals in the public school system who seek to reinforce “otherisms” and maintain the established ruling class against a second-class citizenry.

Charter School Gives Updates on "Warning Status" issued by USCB

March 4, 2022

Vanguard Academy once again appeared before the Utah State Charter Board (USCB) to address their progress on “corrective actions” outlined when they were placed on warning status in June 2021.

2021 Legislative Special Session Bill Changes

November 10, 2021

The Utah State Legislature met for their Second Special Session of 2021. Of the 12 bills passed, nearly half of them addressed the issue of redistricting Utah's legislative boundaries.

2021 DCCS High School Grad Rates Surpass Utah and US Despite Downtick, Female Rate Highest on Record

July 1, 2021

The 2021 on-time high school graduation rate for DCCS members was 93.1% which continues to surpass the rates of Utah and the US. This year's graduation rates show a slight downtick from the record high DCCS rate of 95.8% reported one year ago.

Charter School Responds to Media Driven Audit

June 15, 2021

At the Utah State Charter School Board (USCB) meeting on June 10th, 2021, Vanguard Academy was able to respond for the first time publicly to audits triggered by “multiple complaints and media inquiries”. The audits centered on procurement, enrollment & lottery processes.

A History of Discrimination against Plural Families in Education

June 14, 2021

People from a variety of non-conforming traditions have faced a long history of discrimination. Plural families are no exception, especially when it comes to access to public education.

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