Thursday, March 3, 2011

Legislature Today

HB 301 - School District Property Tax Revisions by Representative Merlynn Newbold passed out of the House on a 39-31 vote with 5 absent.  This bill appears to be a companion to HB 313 - Charter School Funding Amendments.  See Utah Gravy Train blog for how the two are connected and how harmful they will be to public schools if passed. 

Please visit UEA President Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh's blog to see what is happening from her perspective.  Also, Under the Dome gives an overview of many of the 110 education related bills that are being followed by UEA.  Stay informed and active.  We only have 5 days of the legislative session to go!

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