State employees 2012 charitable campaign launched

Utah State Employees' Charitable Fund_Photo by Newton Free Library/flickr

Today marks the launch of the 2012 Utah State Employees’ Charitable Fund Campaign. Chair of this year’s campaign is Utah State Superintendent of Public Instruction Larry K. Shumway. The Charitable Fund encourages and enables the roughly 20,000 state employees to donate to charity, either directly or through payroll deductions. . . . → Read More

Civics education bill passes Legislature, plus other ed. news from the Utah Capitol

American flag in elementary school classroom

Yesterday, a Civics Education bill the State Board of Education says is unnecessary passed the Utah Legislature. And another bill we’ve been watching closely allowing ads on school buses is also on its way to the governor’s desk. Read more about these bills and the other education bills on the move in these final days of the session. . . . → Read More