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Davis School Board approves budget after truth-in-taxation hearing

FARMINGTON — The Davis School Board of Education voted to approve the annual budget, including a property tax increase, during a truth-in-taxation hearing held on Aug. 3. According to Craig Carter, business administrator for the Davis School District, the raising of taxes will lead to an ...

Davis School Board approves budget after truth-in-taxation hearing

FARMINGTON — The Davis School Board of Education voted to approve the annual budget, including a property tax increase, during a truth-in-taxation hearing held on Aug. 3. According to Craig Carter, business administrator for the Davis School District, the raising of taxes will lead to an ...

Native activists hope for probe of Utah boarding school

BRIGHAM CITY (AP) — Not much is left of the Intermountain Indian School in Brigham City. The once-sprawling campus is now mostly barren fields of dying grass. A giant white letter “I” fades away on the nearby mountainside.Just a few buildings remain. One sits empty and abandoned. Two ...

Utah school board votes to file effective date notice for equity rule

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education on Thursday voted to file an effective date notice for an educational equity rule following a six-hour meeting in which board members were grilled by a group of parents opposed to the rule.The rule, which is a response to a pair of ...

Weber School Board votes to hold bond election

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Members of the community convened at the Weber School District building Wednesday to hear consideration of a bond measure on the November ballot. The motion, introduced by board member Bruce Jardine and approved unanimously on a roll call vote, will add the bond issue to ...

Area schools recognized for providing resources to military familes

SALT LAKE CITY — Last month, representatives for 14 schools were notified that they would be part of the <a href="https://www.schools.utah.gov/policy/purplestarschools" target="_blank">first cohort of Purple Star Schools</a> in Utah. On Thursday, they were ...

Amenties, security highlight East Ridge Elementary’s capabilities

OGDEN — Waking through the halls of the new East Ridge Elementary School, Principal Meridee Harrison is giddy with what this building could mean for students. The school replaces Horace Mann Elementary, another source of emotion for the current principal and former student at Horace ...

Ogden School Board eliminating class fees for students

OGDEN — A major financial burden has been lifted for Ogden students. On Thursday, it was announced at an Ogden School Board special session that the board moved to eliminate curricular and co-curricular fees for students.“To be able to take some relief off of our parents and our families ...

Brent Wallis remembered as pioneer of Utah’s tech college scene

OGDEN — Those in the know say the Ogden-Weber Technical College — especially as it functions today, serving a robust 6,000 students annually on its sprawling Northern Ogden campus — wouldn’t exist without Brent Wallis.The Ogden native began his professional career at what was then Weber ...

Utah State Board of Education discusses educational equity rule

Parents, educators and activists discussed critical race theory and educational equity in schools on Thursday during a public hearing held by the Utah State Board of Education.The hearing, which took place in Salt Lake City, centered around a <a ...