Schools want to send teachers to Utahns’ homes, but critics say it’s government overreac

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Salt Lake Tribune

Feb 13, 1:00 AM

Schools want to send teachers to Utahns’ homes, but critics say it’s government overreach

Alarcon’s son and daughter attend Backman, where teachers have conducted home visits for the past four years as a way to boost attendance at the west-side Salt Lake City school and improve relationships between parents and school employees. The visits are gaining wider popularity as a strategy for improving school performance, but they are also time-consuming and carry a price tag for teachers’ after-hours work.

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