The Utah Full-Day Kindergarten Now! Coalition of more than 50 organizations is joining with Utah families to celebrate the passage of a full-day kindergarten option across the state. A bill passed by the legislature and signed by the governor provides greater access to optional full-day kindergarten in Utah by funding the program the same way grades 1 through 12 are funded.
Our key allies in Utah at Promise Partnership/United Way of Salt Lake provide backbone support for and work through the Promise Partnership Regional Council, a cross sector partnership working to ensure every child in Utah has the opportunity to succeed in school and life. The Partnership focuses on creating lasting social change by addressing systemic challenges, scaling practices that work, and leveraging its influence to create alignment and political will.