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Tom Smart, Deseret News
Housing program for low-income students makes progress
Members of the House Economic Development and Workforce Services Committee voted last week to move forward with a bill that would start a pilot program to provide housing assistance for low-income students.
Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Lawmakers, educators say state needs more elementary school counselors
The Legislature's House Education Committee gave unanimous approval Friday to a bill that would provide $1 million in matching grants to help Utah schools hire more elementary school counselors.
Ravell Call, Deseret News
Democratic lawmakers, educators urge better pay, conditions
Noting the state's teaching profession is in crisis, House Democrats on Friday addressed a number of measures they are sponsoring to address the teacher shortage.