Education

Farr West school crossing crash spurs talk of heightening safety measures

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A 10-year-old suffered minor injuries in the crossing after he was hit by a car and one parent says...

Education

Teacher's death plunges junior high school into shock and grief

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Weber School District spokesman Lane Findlay said that school staff became aware of Shane Wray’s death first thing Wednesday morning and were deeply affected by the loss.


Education

Weber County parents, school reps wrestle with racism in wake of viral video

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Members of a group aimed at fighting racism visited for a pair of discussions, invited by Weber County parents, nearly two months after a video went viral of five Weber High School students using a racial slur.


Education

Farr West school crossing crash spurs talk of heightening safety measures

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A 10-year-old suffered minor injuries in the crossing after he was hit by a car and one parent says close calls at the location are fairly regular.


Education

Davis Schools receive $207K to teach computer coding at elementary schools

Davis School District

The Davis School District has received a $207,000 grant to teach coding to elementary school students and increase opportunities in computer science for junior high schools.


Education

Ogden's East Bench voters doomed $106.5 million school bond proposal

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Voters living around Horace Mann and T.O. Smith schools favored the bond, but those living around Polk school, a focus of particular controversy, voted in larger numbers and swayed the outcome.


Courts

Court: Davis schools immune from damages in Altice teacher sex suit

Davis School District immune from suit by Altice victim

Even if a school district is negligent in the hiring and supervision of a teacher who sexually abuses students, state law leaves no room for the student to recover monetary damages from the district, the Utah Court of Appeals has ruled.


Police & Fire

Classes canceled at Mound Fort Junior High after school evacuated due to fire

Mound Fort Jr. High fire

Mound Fort Junior High School has been evacuated as emergency crews respond to an unknown emergency, Weber County dispatch says.


Education

Utah’s lack of a unified reporting system leaves gaps in school incident records

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When it comes to weapons, arsons, assaults and other incidents, the statewide report issued by the Board of Education isn’t accurate. 


Education

Ogden school officials reserved on idea of putting reworked bond plan to voters

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After the defeat of the Ogden district’s $106.5 million bond proposal, one school official suggests instead that the board act on its own in pursuing construction of just one new school, bypassing the need for a bond vote.


Local

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Where to watch the Davis High marching band

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is close at hand.


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