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<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:10.0pt'><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Dear Curriculum Directors and Elementary School Principals:<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>For the past four years, we have worked with Utah schools to
distribute information about financial literacy and saving for higher
education. We look forward to working with your district again this year to
reach even more parents and guardians with this important information. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Utah law requires that parents or guardians of kindergarten
students be given a financial and economic literacy &#8220;passport,&#8221; as
well as information about higher education savings options, including
information about the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP).<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Your elementary schools will receive the financial literacy
passport and&nbsp;UESP brochures in <br>
August 2010.&nbsp; Please ask your schools to distribute this information in
their registration packets.&nbsp;UESP will provide enough brochures so you can
distribute them to not only your kindergarteners but to all students in their
registration information.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>The financial literacy passport and a sample of the 2009&nbsp;UESP
school brochure are attached. If you have questions about UESP, please call
Diane Johnson, Outreach Manager, at 800-418-2551.&nbsp; If you have questions
about the financial and economic literacy passport, please call
Julie&nbsp;Felshaw at the Utah State Office of Education at 801-538-7859.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Thank you for all you do to enhance the education of Utah students
and for your help in spreading the word about saving for higher education.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Sincerely,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Larry K. Shumway, Ed.D.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Lynne
N. Ward, CPA<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>State Superintendent of Public Instruction&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Executive
&shy;Director<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Utah State Office of Education&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Utah
Educational Savings Plan<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-left:3.0in;text-indent:.5in'><span
style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";color:black'>Utah&#8217;s 529
College Savings Program<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";
color:black'>Attachments<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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