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Students make their way down the halls at Granger High School on Monday, November 4, 2013.

Matt Gade, Deseret News

Utah students continue to perform at about the middle of the pack nationally in standardized tests. Some see this as a victory, given the state's low level of per pupil funding. But funding has been shown to have little relation to education outcomes worldwide, and Utah could do better.

This year, the Deseret News will focus on education in Utah as part of our specialized legislative coverage, from early childhood education to higher education.

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