Education

New report shows Utah children's education improves while health worsens

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According to a new national KIDS COUNT Data Book report released Tuesday, Utah children have...

Education

Ogden School District trims librarians from 7 to 2, encourages teacher

Ogden School District trims librarian positions again

Reminiscent of cuts made three years ago, Ogden School District is again shrinking its pool of certified librarians, this time from seven to two. 


Education

New report shows Utah children's education improves while health worsens

Kids running

According to a new national KIDS COUNT Data Book report released Tuesday, Utah children have dropped from 7th to 27th nationwide in terms of health, but advanced from 29th to 21st for education.


Local

Ben Lomond High swimming pool to have grand opening, free community swim

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With the arrival of summer and the finishing touches in place, Ogden School District is opening a newly renovated swimming pool for a free community swim. A grand opening for Ben Lomond High School’s swimming pool will take place at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18, followed by free open...


Education

Utah once again dead last in per-student education spending

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Newly released census data finds that Utah is still last place in education spending for each public school student. A report based off of 2014 data ranks Utah dead-last in per pupil spending, which is $6,500 per student, according to the report. The national average is about $11,000 per...


Education

Candidates for Utah school board to meet with public in Clearfield

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Five District 4 candidates for the Utah State Board of Education will answer questions from the public at a meeting in Clearfield on Thursday, June 16.


News

Arts and Science in the Parks entertaining children, adults

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The two outreach programs from Weber State University are back this summer — check out where each will be held week by week.


Education

Utah Gov. Herbert visits Roy High, lauds improved graduation rates

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Those behind a transformation that brought Roy High School from a low 70 percent graduation rate to an upper 90 percent got congratulations from Utah Gov. Gary Herbert Tuesday, June 7.


News

Davis High graduate driven to be the very best academically

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All that, and tennis, too.


Education

Syracuse High graduate Byington earned trust while fighting teen suicide

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Savanna Byington served as president of HOPE Squad, helping other students while leading the fight against teen suicide. “Anyone can change the world for just one other person — and that change can be their whole world.”


Health

Summer food, free lunch programs available in Northern Utah

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Summer help is available for children and families who can’t afford nutritious food. Here are where you can find summer food and free lunch programs in Northern Utah for Summer 2016.


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