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Utah business PAC to lawmakers: Pony up for education

Utah business PAC to lawmakers: Pony up for education

By Brian Maffly
The Salt Lake Tribune

Published Dec 18, 2011 11:35AM MDT

Utah business leaders concerned that Utahns won’t be sufficiently schooled to support tomorrow’s economy have formed a political action committee to counter what they say is lawmakers’ unwillingness to support education.
“In this globalized world, [young Utahns] won’t be able to compete unless they have a superior education,” said Nolan Karras, co-chairman of the new PAC, Education First. “I don’t believe the education system we have now is innovative enough and capable of competing in that worl...

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