Utah Military Academy placed on warning amid financial, grading concerns

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SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Military Academy was placed on warning Thursday amid allegations that a student’s grades were changed to facilitate admission to a military academy, the school had circumvented state procurement laws, and has numerous financial deficiencies and concerns.

Under the conditions of the “warning,” the school’s directors must report back to the Utah State Charter School Board in a month and then on a regular basis regarding its progress toward correcting state regulators’ concerns.

The board could have placed the school on probation, but board members opted for the lesser sanction with the hope it would not interfere with the public charter school’s efforts to bond for its facilities.

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