Should the business-led Our Schools Now initiative succeed, area school districts could receive millions of dollars. Former Utah House Speaker Nolan Karras is a member of the Our Schools Now Executive Committee. Although he would prefer lawmakers make a path to fund education, he is preparing to take the proposal … Read More

  Changes to Utah’s tax rates and structure as well as the allocation of revenue dedicated to public schools has meant a decline in funding effort for K-12 education in Utah. A new report released today by Utah Foundation, an independent, non-partisan public policy research group, shows the funding effort – … Read More

Written by Bob Bernick, Contributing Editor Utah State CapitolThe old adage “strike while the iron is hot” may well apply to backers of a 7/8th of 1 percent increase in the state personal and corporate income tax rate for public education. In a new survey for UtahPolicy, Dan Jones & … Read More