Deja vu all over again?
Interesting that Utah House Speaker Becky Lockhart would complain that the Senate wasn't willing to give her idea for a high-tech makeover of Utah public schools any more than "change out of the couch cushions."
That's a good description of what the Legislature — under Lockhart's leadership — has been able to cough up for public education over each of the last several years.
— 'Extra' school funding wasn't nearly enough — Tribune Editorial, 2/12/14
" ... The additional revenue legislators funneled to education last year sounds like a lot of money — especially when politicians want credit for being champions of schools and kids — and it is. But those hundreds of millions don't get spent on teacher training or higher pay for excellent teaching, for smaller classes or more help for struggling students, as Tribune reporters discovered. It simply maintained the status quo. ..."