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House votes to give power, independence to School Children's Trust director

Feb 27, 2017 - The Salt Lake Tribune

The director of Utah's School Children's Trust would receive independent authority and the potential for unlimited six-year terms under a bill approved Monday by the Utah House.

The Utah Board of Education currently hires ccc and is able to fire ccc the director of the School Children's Trust Section, which oversees distribution of education funding from the $2.3 billion Permanent State School Fund.

Under HB291, the school board would appoint the section's director, with a change all...