Education

Education

Weber State exceeds fundraising goal by $39 million

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The university set a $125 million fundraising goal and raised $164 million from January 2014 to June 2016. 


Local

Davis School District issues community alert regarding 'pinky' drug

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The Davis School District is warning parents about the synthetic opioid U-47700 known as “pink” or “pinky.” Two 13-year-old Park City School District students unexpectedly died this week within 48 hours of each other, according to KSL, and investigators are...


Education

Utah 2016 school grades: How did Northern Utah schools do?

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The Utah State Board of Education released its annual school grades on Thursday, Sept. 15, and results show that students across the state improved proficiency in math and science from 2015 to 2016.


Education

Town hall meeting to highlight poverty issues for Ben Lomond students

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70 percent of students in the Ogden School District faced poverty issues.


Courts

Lawsuits advance over Altice's sex with Davis High students

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School officials deny warning teacher about 'sexualized attire'. Attorneys on both sides agree the possibility is low for resolving the civil court cases before trial.


Education

New high schools work hard to build traditions

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School traditions are ‘what brings the kids together, to have that sense of belonging, to envelop the community and build community support.’ 


Police & Fire

Fired Harrisville officer took plea bargain in student sexual exploitation case

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After a months-long records battle, documents obtained by the Standard-Examiner show the officer worked at Weber High and was accused of asking for and receiving sexually explicit photos from a minor.


Environment

Utah breaks ground on new wildlife, wetland learning center in Farmington

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The state of Utah, Davis County and some generous donors are coming together to make sure Utahns learn about the importance of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem.


State

USU student government declares mental health crisis on campus

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Student Advocate Vice President Matthew Clewett, who sponsored the measure, says USU students are waiting four to six weeks for mental health care services.


Education

Ogden fifth-grade teacher chosen as finalist for prestigious PAEMST award

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Cayme Olsen, a teacher at Shadow Valley Elementary School in Ogden, was selected as a science finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.


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