Senate Education Committee - March 02, 2017
210 Senate Building
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Chair Millner called the meeting to order at 8:03 a.m.
Sen. Iwamoto moved to approve the minutes of February 28, 2017.
2nd Sub. H.B. 264 Utah Public Education Review and Strategic Planning (Christensen, L.)
Rep. LaVar Christensen explained the bill.
Dr. Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Utah State Board of Education spoke to the bill.
Sen. Stephenson moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 264 out favorably.
2nd Sub. H.B. 212 Incentive for Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools (Winder, M.)
Rep. Mike Winder explained the bill.
Ms. Linda Hansen, State Board of Education spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Stephenson assumed the chair.
Ms. Elizabeth Garbe, United Way of Salt Lake spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Director of Public Affairs, Sutherland Institute, spoke in favor of the bill.
Dr. Sara Jones, Utah Education Association spoke in opposition to the bill.
Mr. Ben Horsley, Communications Director, Granite Schools, spoke in favor of the bill.
Mr. Terry Schumaker, Executive Director of Superintendent's Association spoke in favor of the bill.
Dr. Shannon Dulaney, Superintendent, Iron County School District spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Hillyard moved to pass 2nd Substitute H.B. 212 out favorably.
S.B. 240 Local School Options (Fillmore, L.)
Sen. Lincoln Fillmore explained the bill.
Mr. Stan Rasmussen, Director of Public Affiars, Sutherland Institute spoke in favor of the bill.
Sen. Millner moved to adjourn.
Acting Chair Stephenson adjourned the meeting at 9:11 a.m.
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