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Senate approves $20M for STEM education

Members of the Senate voted Thursday to approve $20 million for the STEM Action Center, which coordinates science, technology, engineering and mathematics education in... Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Education Task Force extended for one more year

Lawmakers voted Thursday to extend the Education Task Force for another year. The task force is comprised of leadership from both the House and Senate and meets... Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Legislative gems: Much to admire from this legislative session

Lost in the political drama of the legislative session, legislators were hard at work passing bills and building budgets that will help improve our lives. Here are a... Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Lawmakers pass bill to cover cost of AP tests for low-income students

Members of the Utah House voted Thursday in favor of a bill that provides funding for low-income students to take Advanced Placement tests. Read more »

March 13, 2014

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Unfinished legislative business on Medicaid, and on clean air fuel standards

As the Utah legislative session comes to a close on Thursday, there remain two high-profile items that could make a meaningful difference to families here in Utah:... Read more »

March 12, 2014

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In making educational progress in Utah, no single solution will suffice

Technology and funding must both be incorporated into a balanced and thoughtful approach to education reform. No single solution will suffice. With thousands of new... Read more »

March 12, 2014

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