United Way of Northern Utah receives grant to foster student success

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The United Way of Northern Utah received a $1.5 million, 3-year grant from the Utah Board of Education this week to build on the Ogden United Promise Neighborhood initiative. The Weber School District also received a piece of the grant.


Girl donates AEDs to Kanesville Elementary after students raise $4,000 for her

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Tayton Timothy, a 7-year-old, donated two AEDs to Kanesville Elementary School in honor of sisters Sophia and Sabrina Johnson, who started a fundraising campaign for her when she was injured in a roller skating accident.


Northern Utah districts welcome refugee children into schools

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The Ogden School District enrolls a total of 13 Congolese refugee students while the Weber School District has 17, according to each district spokesperson. Thais Rodriguez teaches English to third through sixth grade students at James Madison Elementary School. While her students have all been...


Texas school administrator accused of plagiarizing Weber schools superintendent

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A Texas superintendent was accused of plagiarizing Weber School District Superintendent Jeff Stephens’ back-to-school greeting he sent to district employees.


Women featured in 'The Hunting Ground' documentary speak at Weber State

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Andrea Pino and Annie Clark, two women featured in the documentary “The Hunting Ground” after filing a Title IX complaint against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013, spoke at Weber State University about the importance of knowledge and support for sexual...


Weber State sees highest fall enrollment in history

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Weber State University’s enrollment rose to 26,809 students this fall, the highest it has ever been. Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Dave Buhler says he wants to increase enrollment systemwide by 52,000 students in the next decade.


Bonneville High's Laker to Laker raising money for Weber County tornado victims

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A Bonneville High School fundraising group called Laker to Laker is raffling off a car to raise money for the victims of a tornado that tore through southern Weber County last month.


US Department of Education investigates South Ogden teacher using racial slur

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The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has opened an official inquiry after Holly Frye filed a complaint because her son’s teacher used a racially-charged word last school year at South Ogden Junior High.


Teens in juvenile detention learn to rebuild bikes through new program

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Students in the juvenile justice system earn bicycle mechanic certificates while serving time.

Police & Fire

Indiana boy arrested after clown threats against Clearfield High students

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Police and Clearfield High School administrators were unaware an Indiana teenager may have posed as a clown on social media and made threats to Clearfield students earlier this week, officials said Friday.

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