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Rehab agency's budget woes may trickle down

The Utah State Office of Rehabilitation's budget woes may have a trickle-down effect on other divisions and organizations, and some say it's already starting to...


Ogdenites' mystery solved, using primary sources

OGDEN — Michelle Braeden shared letters she found in Ogden’s historic Berthana building with her students at Ogden High School, to teach them about...


Old letters and WWII vet teach power of primary sources

OGDEN — History is coming to life for students at Ogden High School, thanks to some long-forgotten letters and a visit from a veteran of World War II....


Ogden soccer logo vote leads to angry outburst

OGDEN — During a work session prior to their regular meeting, members of Ogden's school board expressed surprise that no one had signed up to speak...


Quiet man made a big difference

NORTH OGDEN — Craig Jessop was a quiet, unassuming man who made a big difference in many young lives. “He changed the way I saw school, and that...


'Leadership failure': Rehab agency's stunning $6.3M deficit

SALT LAKE CITY — Stephen Jardine has been told that his pleasant tone of voice doesn't always make clear the seriousness of issues he's discussing....


Brad Smith 'poster child' for school officials licensure bill

SALT LAKE CITY — Most school administrators start out as classroom teachers, working their way up through the ranks while doing their own homework to...


Confusion abounds on Utah school test opt-out rules

WOODS CROSS — Heather Gardner says her children were forced to take standardized tests, even after she provided the school with paperwork stating that...


WSU expanding one lot at a time

OGDEN — Weber State University is hoping to expand its Ogden campus, just a little bit. During its meeting on Tuesday, the school's board of regents...


Hindu man asks Utah schools to close for Diwali

Rajan Zed, who describes himself as a Hindu statesman, is asking Utah school districts to include Diwali as a school holiday. Zed, president of the Universal...

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