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Becky Wright

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Students offer N. Utah teachers some special apples

OGDEN — Keri Breeding feels sorry for anyone who isn't a teacher. “I'm sure most people wake up every day and think, 'Oh, I have to go to work.' I...


Education

New school to be named Burch Creek Elementary

WASHINGTON TERRACE – Burch Creek Elementary has been selected as the name of a new school being built in Weber County. Members of Weber School District's...


Education

State school board releases new science standards

SALT LAKE CITY — The state Board of Education has released a revised draft of the Utah Core Science Standards, for grades 6 through 8, for a 90-day public...


Education

Legislative auditors probing troubled rehab agency

OGDEN — Scott Jones was asked to take on the challenge of working through financial problems at the state Office of Rehabilitation, and says he and his...


Education

Principal changes announced for Ogden schools

OGDEN — Spring brings changes to school administrations, and three changes have been announced by the Ogden school board. Janice Bukey, who has been an...




Education

Mentors share careers with students with disabilities

OGDEN — Argenis Valentin liked learning about the printing presses at the Standard-Examiner, but he wasn’t as interested in the newspaper’s...


Education

No controversy here: Minority enrollment climbs at Utah's

While some states that did away with affirmative action in college admissions have begun seeing declines in African-American students, Utah, with mostly open...


Education

Accidental 'Reply to All' email upsets Roy High parent

ROY — Robi Mandell was pretty fired up when she sent an email to school administrators about her daughter's educational experience. She's even more upset...


Education

Students absorb lessons of the 1955 Emmett Till murder

OGDEN — Michelle Salazar had a lot of questions about the death of Emmett Till, the black teen whose brutal murder helped spark the Civil Rights movement....


Business

Millions available to Utah colleges for tech projects

SALT LAKE CITY — Millions of dollars are available to Utah colleges and universities through economic cluster grants. The grant opportunities were...

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