The goals announced Monday at the Governor's Annual Education Summit include reaching 90 percent proficiency in 3rd, 6th and 8th grade reading and math, and having a 90 percent high school graduation rate.
The plan also calls for 13 percent of Utahns holding a board-approved certification, 14 percent with an associate's degree, 28 percent with a bachelor's degree and 11 percent with a graduate degree.
To pay for the plan, state school board members plan to request more K-12 per-pupil funding.
Commissioner Dave Buhler says the Utah higher education system will ask lawmakers for another $20 million per year, according to The Salt Lake Tribune.
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