Turning the Tide for Financial Support for Education

For years Utah has spent less per pupil than any other state in the country and our class sizes are larger. The picture is more dismal when one sees how public education expenditures have fallen as a percent of our personal income in the last two decades. In the new year signs of hope for turning the tide are appearing. Several highly visible individuals and groups are announcing their support for increased educational funding. A Salt Lake Tribune editorial, published December 27, 2014 verbalizes the hope: “LET 2015 BE THE…