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Report Shows Utah Students Lag in Early Reading

29 January 2014
Despite some improvement in the past decade, nearly two-thirds of Utah's fourth-grade students are not reading at a proficient level, according to a new Kids Count report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

Editorial: Utah legislators give hopeful preschool signs

29 January 2014
Bills recognize value to at-risk kids.

High Quality Preschool Closes the Achievement Gap

28 January 2014
Evidence from a High Quality Title I Preschool Program in Utah - Improvements in Academic Achievement Persist.

Utah guv: Medicaid will expand

23 January 2014
Health reform • Either route pitched by legislative panel would help more Utahns pay for private insurance plans.

Caring for Kids

07 January 2014
As the world of health care changes with the opening of the federal Healthcare Marketplace, Utah's Avenue H and expanding Medicaid and CHIP programs, the Utah Department of Health is anticipating an increase in the number of children insured through…

Utah earns 2nd cash bonus for enrolling children in health care

02 January 2014
SALT LAKE CITY — For the second time since 2009, Utah collected a bonus for enrolling eligible children in health care coverage.

Utah kids’ dental coverage no sure thing under Obamacare

21 December 2013
Health reform • Issues with Utah's stand-alone plans could leave families without access to oral care.

Free health expo: flu shots, insurance advice

06 December 2013
Health reform • Bring your Affordable Care Act questions Saturday to Salt Lake City's Sorenson Unity Center. Related article: Open house aims to decrease number of uninsured Utah children - Fox 13, 12-8-13

Editorial by John Florez: Health care reform requires moral leadership

23 November 2013
Is there a moral lapse when it comes to promoting health for all Utahns?

Legislative Task Force Weighs Options for Medicaid Expansion

22 November 2013
(KCPW News) A legislative task force researching Utah's healthcare options is considering recommending limited Medicaid expansion to the Utah legislature.