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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
NATHANIEL WOODWARD Recently some new college students asked me, “What does it mean to embark on a degree in history?”
Backman Elementary teacher Daniel Mills doesnât mince words about his lack of teaching experience, limited to a year as an assistant educator and two years overseeing gym classes. âI want to teach,â Mills said, âbut I have zero knowledge about theory and skills.â Since last fall, he has been in charge of his own fourth-grade classroom through the stateâs Alternative Routes to Licensure program, which allows teachers to complete on-the-job certification in lieu of a university education program. ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
Jail Bookings from March 13 through March 19 March 13 Duran, Fred, 26, Price, 2 Warrants Dance, Matthew, 33, Homeless,
One of Utahâs top public education managers is headed back to the Ogden City School District. The district announced Thursday that Rich Nye, currently a deputy state superintendent for the Utah Board of Education, would succeed Sandy Caroles as Ogdenâs superintendent. Nye previously worked as the Ogden districtâs director of assessment under then-Superintendent Brad Smith. After Smith was appointed to the state superintendency in 2014, Nye was hired as part of Smithâs executive team at the Utah...
In addition to all of its high-profile problems, the opioid epidemic is slowly and quietly ruining teeth. “Narcotic analgesics cause