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Justice Department slams Davis School District for 'pervasive' racial harassment, discrimination

FARMINGTON — A two-year Justice Department investigation found “serious and widespread racial harassment” of Black and Asian-American students in the Davis School District. In a settlement agreement with the district, the federal agency ordered a sweeping program to correct the problems. The department’s Civil Rights Division announced the findings in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, citing persistent failures to respond to reports of race-based harassment by district staff and other students. The investigation began in 2019 and covered the period of 2015-2020. Investigators, ...

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Letter: Supporting Benitez for city council because character matters

I have known Sebastian Benitez for over a decade. During this time, I have witnessed his compassion for the less fortunate. It shouldn’t be a surprise that he wants to run for the Ogden City Council. Few people spend the time campaigning for projects left unfinished in the community. ...