What is Amendment G, and how will it change school funding?

Utah voters will have a chance to weigh in on changes to funding for education this November.

Some see Amendment G as a stabilizing change, others, a potential slash to school funding. 

Right now, income tax in Utah is earmarked for education, but Amendment G would change the state constitution to allow some of that money to support children, and those with disabilities. Some fear the change will mean less money for schools, others say it will set the state on a path to more stable funding.

2News spoke with Julia Miller, a longtime educator, who was a principal in the Salt Lake City School District for more than two decades. She’s not supporting Amendment G this November.

Miller said:

Once you give up a constitutional earmark for something, it’s very difficult to go back.”



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