School Land Trust Funding and Canyon Rim Academy
School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) manage school trust lands to generate revenue for schools. In 2018 Utah public schools will receive over $74 million dollars through the School LAND Trust Program.
January, 31st, February 21st and March 7th
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Summary of CRA's 2017 – 2018 Land Trust Plan:
The plan was directed at improving math and language arts scores on the Sage test by 2 percentage points. Along with improving SAGE scores was investment in: technology, hardware, software, instruction, and learning tools.
The result was a 5 percent increase in language arts scores and a 1 percent increase in math scores on the SAGE test. The SAGE test is the year end summative test required by the Utah State Board of Education.
Money was used for: training teachers and aides in small group instructional strategies, purchase of support materials for small group instruction, completion of the schools math program (Eureka Math), computer lab instruction, Chromebooks, iPads, software, and ceiling projectors.
Total funding for these expenditures totaled $45,637.