Education News Roundup: Feb. 28, 2017

Senate advances $60 million manufacturing tax exemption. House advances bonus for some teachers at low-income schools. Duchesne School District takes a closer look at its preschool program. President Trump has invited the recipient of a Florida private school voucher to attend his address to Congress this evening. School leaders try to figure out how best to engage with Secretary DeVos. All that and more in today’s Education News Roundup. . . . → Read More

Tax breaks and diversions

Utah State Board of Education Member Kim Burningham

In previous updates, the plight in Utah’s education funding has been demonstrated: lowest in the nation with effort decreasing. Why? Some suggest the economy is the problem. “We can’t help it,” those apologists say. That is, I believe, only a partial truth. . . . → Read More