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Representatives of Vineyardâs Franklin Discovery Academy drew additional scrutiny on Friday as they gave their first report since the school was placed on probation. Last month, the state charter school questioned whether the school should continue to operate due to concerns of student safety, operational dysfunction and financial mismanagement, and gave Franklin Discovery administrators until June to resolve those concerns. On Friday, the schoolâs monthly presentation sparked a debate over a p...
Utahâs state Charter School Board wonât take part in an ongoing legal dispute between Draperâs American Preparatory Academy and a neighboring industrial park. The schoolâs governing board, Utah Charter Academies, had asked the state Charter School Board to intervene on its behalf and use the legal power of eminent domain to condemn and claim a narrow piece of land that blocks access to American Preparatory Academyâs parking lot. But after more than an hour of closed-door debate, charter board... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Sun Advocate and Emery County Progress publisher Jenni Fasselin was named Southeastern Utah Outstanding Woman on Friday afternoon at the
The Carbon High School cheerleaders hosted their 2017 Spring Show on Thursday, with guest performances by the Dino Dynamics, Flare
The Carbon High School Dino Dynamics hosted their 2017 Spring Showcase on Wednesday, with guest performances from the CHS Cheerleaders,
A Utah charter school group is asking the state charter school board to settle a longstanding property dispute through eminent domain. The board is scheduled to discuss Friday whether to intervene in the conflict over road access on behalf of Utah Charter Academies, which oversees the American Preparatory Academy network of charter schools. At issue is a narrow strip of land in Draper that runs along the south side of an American Preparatory Academy parcel and renders it functionally landlocked...
Teachers in Jordan School District are about to see more green for their time at the blackboard. Representatives of the districtâs school board and education association are nearing agreement on a package of salary reforms that would pump roughly $10 million into teacher compensation. Both groups support the broad contours of the plan and are scheduled to meet Thursday to discuss final details. If those revisions are accepted by the union, school board president Janice Voorhies said, the board ...
Spring is a time of renewal, but it can also be a dangerous time for nesting birds and other wildlife.
Carbon County Boy Scouts – and their drivers – hauled 8,215 pounds of donated food to the Carbon County Food
Carbon School District will be holding its usual Kindergarten roundup for various schools in April, but the circumstances this year
The shelves behind Pharmaceutical Technician Joni Moosman and Pharmacist Mike Smith were empty on Wednesday, but by next week they’ll
Volunteer fire fighters from Carbon County cities trained with real flames at last week’s Utah Fire and Rescue Academy Level
If you’re itching to get out and collect antlers that fell off the heads of deer, elk and moose this
Members of the Salt Lake City School District board took a stand against the harassment and deportation of undocumented students on Tuesday, voting unanimously for a safe schools resolution pushed by an immigration advocacy group. The resolution directs district employees to reject efforts by individuals or agencies to enforce federal immigration law on school grounds, âexcept in the rarest cases,â and to avoid collecting or maintaining information on the immigration status of individual studen...
Gov. Gary Herbert wants Utah to continue improving its school system â and he said Tuesday pairing education and the private sector furthers that goal. Herbert on Tuesday announced that $2.1 million in grants would be available to âdevelop and enhance programs to meet industry needs, build career pathway programs and provide work-based learning opportunities,â according to a news release. âAll our sectors are growing and we have an opportunity to bring together these sectors and education,â Herb...
The Carbon County Commission has approved a lease agreement with Carbon Resources, LLC for a coal mine under development adjacent
A small group of people staged a peaceful protest near the Seventh District Court building Monday morning. The group was
Operating Rocky Mountain Power’s electricity generation system more efficiently is providing cleaner energy and reducing costs for more than one
March 23 – Pickle Ball 6 p.m. March 24 – Carbon High School vs. South Sevier 4:00 p.m. Varsity &
Last week I covered up the front of the microwave in our kitchen with some cardboard. Kelly Ann Conway, one