66 by 2020 http://kuer.org en Utah Receives Grant for Higher Ed Partnership http://kuer.org/post/utah-receives-grant-higher-ed-partnership <p></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 21:25:55 +0000 Whittney Evans 44514 at http://kuer.org Utah Receives Grant for Higher Ed Partnership Herbert Addresses Public Schools at Education Summit http://kuer.org/post/herbert-addresses-public-schools-education-summit <p></p><p>Utah Governor Gary Herbert joined statewide education officials Wednesday for a discussion about the state of public education.</p><p>Governor Gary Herbert says in the last two years, the state has made strides in funding public education. However he says because of a growing student population Utah continues to claim the title for lowest per-pupil spending and has the largest class sizes in the nation. In addition the high school dropout rate is 19 percent.</p><p>Despite few resources, Herbert says there is work to be done.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 03:12:10 +0000 Whittney Evans 36568 at http://kuer.org Herbert Addresses Public Schools at Education Summit