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Cox celebrates 8 new education laws including full-day kindergarten bill, school safety requirements

Cox celebrates 8 new education laws including full-day kindergarten bill, school safety requirements

Estimated read time: 3-4 minutes HEBER CITY — The 2023 Utah legislative session was a historic one for education funding, with an 18.5% increase in education funding compared to the previous year. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Wednesday traveled to Daniels Canyon Elementary in Heber City to ceremonially sign eight different bills focused on education and to commemorate that investment. Previously passed bills that were signed by Cox on Wednesday include a bill that makes full-day kindergarten available to all…

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Expanded busing, kindergarten homeschoolers to be funded in Alberta next school year

Expanded busing, kindergarten homeschoolers to be funded in Alberta next school year

Thousands more Alberta students should be eligible for school bussing within the next two years, as the province changes its requirements. The province has proposed boosting next year’s school transportation funding by 24 per cent from their expected expense this year, while requiring schools to offer busing to students who live closer to their buildings. Education Minister Adriana LaGrange said school boards, parents, teachers and students have said the current limit of 2.4 kilometers was too far for children to…

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