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Education

Weber School District approves budget, including a base salary increase to all employees

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The school board approved unanimously Thursday night a $303,804,285 budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which includes a salary raise effective next fiscal year, which starts July 1.


Education

Weber, Ogden school districts to vote on proposed budgets, salary raises

Ogden School Board Meeting

The school boards will also discuss and approve a finalized and adjusted budget for the current 2017-18 school year.


Education

Youth Futures uses outreach program to engage with community, help young people

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This is something Alex and Jensen, and a handful of volunteers, do every Wednesday and Friday. They call it outreach, and they go to about four popular spots around Ogden were they know they will find homeless adults. But, why reach out to adults if their focus is on serving teenagers?


Environment

WSU preserves century-old plants while botanist examines future of Utah's flora

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The plants were preserved by Weber State College’s first scientist and first president.


Education

Utah State Board of Education votes to draft statewide school safety plan

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The state has been exploring different ways to tackle the issue of safety in Utah schools. The Utah Safety Commission was created after the Feb. 14 Parkland, FL. shooting. As part of the commission, Warner held town halls in Northern Utah during March and April to hear from the community. Gov. Gary...


Local

Free summer program at Hill AFB museum aims to keep Utah kids sharp on STEM

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This week, the museum began its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summer Passport program — a 12-week crash course in subjects like electricity, chemistry, astronomy, weather, magnetics, flight and more.


Education

Weber State University Community Education Center to open in October

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The Community Education Center is being built on 26th Street and Monroe Boulevard and will be used as a space where community members can benefit from GED, ESL and computer literacy classes.


Education

Ogden School Board candidates talk teacher retention, avoid school closure topic

Sunni Wilkinson OSD

School board candidates met with parents and community members Thursday night but largely managed to avoid most of the controversial issues of the election, including school closures and a potential bond to rebuild schools.


Education

Northern Utah class of 2018: Names of high school seniors graduating this year

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See the names of Northern Utah’s valedictorians, salutatorians and graduating seniors. Congratulations to the class of 2018!


Education

Ogden schools superintendent to join prestigious cohort of educators

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The Broad Academy, a two-year fellowship program part of the Los Angeles-based Broad Center, focuses on networking and finding solutions to address the needs of public school students. Only 20 educators from across the nation were selected to join the cohort.


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