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‘It’s a lot like The Hunger Games’: Utah education groups react to push to spend income tax money on things beyond public schools

This article originally appeared in the Salt Lake Tribune. Read it in its entirety here. Brad Asay said he was “flabbergasted” and “perplexed” to learn Tuesday that the Utah Senate had voted the night before to allow spending some of the state’s income tax, earmarked exclusively for public education, on services for the poor, the disabled and

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We asked Utah teachers to tell us their education funding stories. How has funding affected life in their classrooms? How has it affected their career decisions or personal lives? We want to know. Education funding in Utah is inadequate – the state is 51st in the nation. Regardless, Utah teachers manage to work with large

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