Session’s end looms, dozens of education bills still in play

This is the last week of the legislative session, which ends Thursday at the stroke of midnight. And this means lawmakers are working at a frenzied pace to finish before time runs out. . . . → Read More

Half of session done, but new ed bills continue to pop up

Stack of Bills

Today marks the first day of the second half of this year’s general legislative session and our education bills to watch list continues to grow. We have added 15 new bills to our list, bringing the total to 82. Meanwhile, several bills inched forward in the legislative process yesterday. . . . → Read More

“Lacrosse” bill passes Utah Legislature, other ed bills on the move

Stack of Bills

Yesterday at the Capitol was a relatively quiet day in what’s been a rather heated legislative session for education issues. That said, several of the bills we’ve been watching did advance, including a bill allowing clubs like lacrosse teams to use public school facilities. . . . → Read More

Both resolutions on public ed governance head to Senate Floor

Two constitutional amendment resolutions to change the governance of public education in Utah have cleared their first hurdle on their way to the ballot. The Senate Education Standing Committee voted 3-2 to pass out S.J.R 1 and 4-1 to pass out S.J.R. 9. . . . → Read More