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Corp. Tax Rate – Lower It or Lose Our Edge

Posted in 2014, Featured on Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 1:51 PM No Comments

By Deidre Henderson
Utah State Senator, District 7


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Today’s #UtEd Task Force meeting in a nutshell

Posted in 2013 on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 at 4:55 PM No Comments

Today the Education Task Force met at length to discuss Utah’s educational landscape, including:

An Education Data Overview: Demographic, achievement, outcome, and fiscal data for students in Utah’s public K-12 and higher education systems.

The Utah Data Alliance: Members of the state agencies that comprise the Utah…

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2013 Education Highlights

Posted in 2012, 2013, Featured on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 3:11 PM 1 Comments

2013 was a significant year for education in Utah.  Here is a list of (more…)

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Accountability + Transparency in Education

Posted in 2012, 2013, Featured on Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 9:22 AM 7 Comments

By Stuart Reid
Utah State Senator, District 18 (more…)

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Time to build an Education Plan

Posted in 2012, 2013, Featured on Thursday, March 7th, 2013 at 7:39 PM 1 Comments

By Wayne Niederhauser
Utah Senate President (more…)

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In Support of SB71

Posted in 2012, 2013, Featured on Monday, March 4th, 2013 at 6:22 PM 1 Comments

Today, Senator Aaron Osmond held a press conference in support of his SB71 (more…)

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Challenge: Utah College Education < $10,000

Posted in 2012 on Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 3:25 PM 1 Comments

By Steve Urquhart
Utah State Senator, District 29


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Special Session Schedule and Links

Posted in 2012 on Tuesday, June 19th, 2012 at 5:45 PM No Comments

Our stellar staff just posted a plethora of Special Session info (more…)

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Concurrent Enrollment: Five Proposed Changes

Posted in 2012, Featured on Friday, February 10th, 2012 at 2:14 PM No Comments

By Senator Steve Urquhart
Senate Chair of Higher Education Appropriations (more…)

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Here we go again – Budget Preview 2012

Posted in 2012, Featured on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 9:12 PM 5 Comments

By Senator Lyle Hillyard
Senate Chair of Exec Approps (more…)

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Centering priorities & resources on children

Posted in 2011, Featured on Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 3:48 PM No Comments

By Senator Stuart C. Reid
Utah State Senator, District 18 (more…)

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How did public education funding fare in the Great Recession?

Posted in 2011 on Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 5:06 PM 6 Comments

There’s nothing cheerful about the Great Recession, but this trend is interesting.   When the downturn hit, we cut – but we didn’t cut all priorities equally. (more…)

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What would it take to get #UTed funding to the national average?

Posted in 2011 on Saturday, June 25th, 2011 at 1:36 PM 9 Comments

The Utah State Office of Education published a blog lamenting Utah’s low per pupil expenditures.  It’s probably worth reading.  We added a little perspective we felt was sobering but helpful.  Days later, we’re still “awaiting moderation.”  Go figure. Tags:

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Checks & Balances for the Board of Ed

Posted in Featured on Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 at 1:09 PM 6 Comments

By Chris Buttars
Utah State Senator (more…)

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Sen. Buttars on $$ for Master Teachers (and a few other ideas)

Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 at 5:52 PM 2 Comments

Today’s UPD reported on Chris Buttars’ initial work and thoughts as the new senate chair of the Education Appropriation Committee (republished here with permission).

By Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor

The elected State Board of Education needs to assert itself and take control…

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The Hole, defined.

Posted in 2010, Featured on Friday, December 10th, 2010 at 6:32 PM 2 Comments

As Governor Herbert announced today, projected state revenues for Fiscal Year 2012 are UP $216 Million. (more…)

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#TheSpecial: Pics & Tweets

Posted in Uncategorized on Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 at 10:35 PM 3 Comments

And a quick shovel full of special session tweets to make you feel you were there:

@nataliecgordon: Senate is still caucusing – the House is rolling. The…

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Utah EduJobs Resolution

Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 at 5:12 PM 4 Comments

Text of the Special Session Resolution. It gets more readable around the fifth “Whereas.”

H.J.R. 101


Chief Sponsor: Rebecca D. Lockhart
Senate Sponsor: Lyle W. Hillyard

Be it resolved by the Legislature…

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Special Session Wednesday

Posted in 2010 on Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 10:31 AM 1 Comments

Hey. Last night, Governor Herbert signed the call for a Special Session, next Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. (more…)

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