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Gutted Utah class size bill passes committee

Gutted Utah class size bill passes committee

by Lisa Schencker
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Mar 5, 2013 01:04PM MDT

A bill originally meant to reduce Utah’s large class sizes passed out of committee Tuesday — but only after it was gutted to no longer actually cut class sizes.
Rep. Rebecca Edwards, R-North Salt Lake, changed her bill, HB318, on Tuesday so that it would merely require school districts and charter schools to report how they’re using current money they receive from the state to reduce class sizes.
The original bill would have limited class sizes in grades K-3 over four years. Or, schools could ha...

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