Shumway Concerned about Funding, Education Governance in Final State of Education Address

State Superintendent Larry Shumway

(KCPW News) “We cannot have the best school system in the country and be the lowest in the country in funding.” State Superintendent Larry Shumway had that blunt message for the Utah Legislature as he delivered his final State of Utah Education Address last night at The Open Classroom, a public charter school in Salt Lake City. And the superintendent, who will retire at the end of the year, also expressed concern over the direction some lawmakers want to go when it comes to who’s in charge of Utah’s public school system.

Here is a podcast of Shumway’s full address, which was broadcast live on KCPW.


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