Money collected through local property taxes for education are different across the state of Utah. In response lawmakers are seeking ways to provide equal funds per student regardless of location Sen. Lincoln Fillmore explains.
Policymakers wish to pass HB 319, Early Childcare and Learning Coordination Amendments which creates a state advisory board addressing concerns for pregnancy until age 5. Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck details her focus on the needs of Utah working families.
Student Prosperity Savings Program created by Utah lawmakers provides funding to nonprofit community partners for the purpose of opening children's savings accounts for students grades 10-12. Students must attend college within three years of graduating high school to use the funds to help pay for the costs of their higher education. Learn how the program helps students achieve success with Rep. Adam Robertson.
Worldwide the in-demand careers of tomorrow are in science, technology, engineering and math. An shortage of qualified STEM professionals in the United States sparks action by lawmakers and non-profits alike. Created to increase STEM funding and resource opportunities the STEM Foundation is discussed by Director Allison Spencer.