The State Board of Education ultimately decides whether or not the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence adequately prepares professionals to teach.
The school board is awaiting results of an outside audit and reviewing its relationship with an out-of-state vendor that has been managing its finances.
The state is recommending changes to the school’s financial practices, training for trustees and improved academic achievement.
Fred Ball says he purchased modulars from Salt Lake Community College. He has not produced a bill of sale, yet his school paid him $16,000 for their purchase.
Allegations of misconduct range from inappropriate handling of sexual misconduct claims to questionable financial practices.
In 28 of the 29 schools, at least 91 percent of teachers earned an overall score of “proficient” or better on their evaluation.