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If we don’t know what kind of work our student children will be doing in the future, why do business folks and politicians keep making incremental changes to education when the world is changing exponenti...
A past as growing up in Salt Lake City as a minority and dealing with local police as well as working with national and local law enforcement leaders later in life provides a unique perspective on the importanc...
The governor’s "lift all boats" economic theory just doesn’t hold water these days. Public policy is supposed to express the interest of all citizens consistent with the people’s values. It...
Fundraising is about more than raising money. It’s about being together and enjoying the time together.
Two major problems of public education in Utah are the governance structure and oppressive cultural environment created by the Legislature.
For 19 years, business groups have created committees and studies on Utah's struggling education — promising more accountability and more funding. The two most recent efforts seem to be more of the s...
Next Tuesday, let us all be willing to embrace new ideas in keeping with our community values. It’s the price of growth.
It appears the governor and legislators have different standards when it comes to programs for the poor and show what groups and policies they favor.
The board has appointed a new superintendent who should carry out its intent of bringing clear direction and expectations to public education. Now, the Legislature and governor should assist the board in fulfil...
What are we to believe when Gov. Gary Herbert says he supports children and education but then turns down the opportunity to apply for a federal grant of up to $15 million for preschool programs for Utah’...