Our Schools Now

KPCW heard recently from a representative of Our Schools Now which is backing an initiative to boost education funding in Utah. In reaction to that, however, Rep, Tim Quinn (R) said he's wary of the proposal that would mess too much with the state's income taxes. Rick Brough has more.

On June 6th, business leaders and classroom teachers filed the Teacher and Student Success Act with the Lt. Governor’s office.  This launches a ballot initiative to raise taxes to raise per pupil school funding. Carolyn Murray has more:

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The Utah Education Association President lives in Park City and after a year in the role, she’s still confident they’ll find ways to improve all of Utah’s school districts.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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A group of Utah business leaders are considering an end-run around the Utah legislature, which isn't make state lawmakers very happy. Leslie Thatcher explains.