After staying neutral for a year, Utah’s largest teachers union opposes diverting money from education

Utah’s largest teachers union decided not to object last year as lawmakers took a major step toward removing a mandate in the state constitution that protects funding for children and students.

The Utah Education Association also did not protest or attempt to intervene during the 2024 Legislature.

But Thursday, UEA President Renée Pinkney announced the union’s board has now decided to oppose the change, declaring it “goes against our values and challenges what we stand for.”

Read more from The Salt Lake Tribune.


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