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Utah gets a D+ for education policies, group says

By Shara Park | Posted - Jan 14th, 2014 @ 8:17am



SALT LAKE CITY — A new report card gives Utah a D plus for its public education policies.

The report card comes from a group called Students First, which is made up of more than 2 million parents, teachers, and administrators concerned about public education.

The State Policy Report Card for 2014 was made public overnight. It shows Utah gets a D plus, with a GPA of 1.58.

However, Utah remains 16th in the nation when it comes to improving education policy.

Utah gets an F for spending wisely and governing public education well.

The state's highest score comes in Value Effective Teachers, rewarding teachers with pay. Utah got a B minus in that area.

If you're interested in learning more about this report card and how Utah got the grades it did, see the Students First report.

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