In the last week of the legislative session, two key education reforms have passed. Senate Bill 2033 and SB 1862 are reform measures that have been in the works for much of the legislative session. Republicans, who hold a majority in both chambers, have discussed numerous reform measures.
This November, voters will also have the opportunity to elect a new state superintendent of education. Sandy Garrett announced earlier this year that she would not seek another term. Expect education funding and reforms to continue to be hot topics even after lawmakers go home.
Check out a blog our education reporter Megan Rolland posted.