These bills not only help protect parental rights (as dictated in Utah’s Constitution), but they also provide important support to Utah’s children. Routines and normalcy have been disrupted and it would be wise to give families...
There are a few solutions schools should pursue in aiming to be more flexible.
Despite the challenges of homeschooling, nearly every family who uses this alternative (or, one might say, traditional) education format will sing its praises.
If more money is truly the goal, then let’s stop kicking the K-12 education gas can down the road. Question 1 merely perpetuates a problem—and it certainly isn’t a solution.
This bill would clarify in state law that parents may excuse their children from school not only for physical illness, but mental illness as well.
A new ranking for Utah teachers suggests that things are going pretty well, providing another reason why the Our Schools Now tax increase is unnecessary.