Royce Van Tassell, executive director of the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, has been appointed to the board of American International Charter School. The school's remaining directors resigned on Tuesday.
SLCC is one of 20 colleges nationwide awarded a $30,000 grant from the Association of American Colleges and Universities that will help support its Pathways initiative intended to enhance learning and improve rates of degree completion.
The now-shuttered American International School of Utah has until Wednesday to repay more than $400,000 in special education funds to the State School Board, but the school's executive director said the issue remains in dispute.
American International School of Utah missed this week's deadline to refund more than $415,000 in special education funds that state officials said were improperly spent or there was no documentation for the expenditures.