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Applications for school variances soon due
FARMINGTON—Variance requests are now being accepted for students in Davis School District interested in attending schools other than their boundary schools.
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Refugee needs the focus of sixth graders’ service project
CENTERVILLE—Libby Jacobsen’s sixth grade students have been studying city-states in Greece.
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mix of math and technology gets closer look
CENTERVILLE— Utah legislators visited Centerville Junior High last week to see how their investment in technology and education was being implemented and learn whether it was paying off.
Dec 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maturation video approved despite some reservations
FARMINGTON—The fifth grade maturation video produced by Proctor & Gamble will be presented as is to students who opt-in, despite opposition to some terminology in it by several members of the Davis...
Dec 05, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
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DARE graduates learn about the big impact of little decisions
KAYSVILLE—It’s a little word, but it makes a big difference.
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Input sought on 2017-18 school calendar
FARMINGTON—The public is invited to weigh in on the calendar for the 2017-18 school year now under consideration by the Davis School District Board of Education.
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preschool program helps low-income families
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON—Five Davis County schools have initiated a new, state-funded preschool program this year – and there are still spots open in several of them.
Local students experience government first hand
by Becky Ginos
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON—It’s not often that a high school student gets to experience being a governor, mayor or other public figure and learn about how the government works first hand, but that is just part of ...
Low salaries for new teachers could impact job choices
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
SALT LAKE CITY—An analysis by the Utah State Auditor’s office put numbers to the perception that starting salaries for teachers are lower than they are for graduates in other professions.
Peer court for youths effective from all angles
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
KAYSVILLE—It’s 6 p.m. on a Wednesday and a group of Davis High students have just listened to the charges against one of their peers.
Conference encourages girls to pursue science careers
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Nov 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
CLEARFIELD—One group made lotions, another designed roller coasters. Some experimented with rockets, some with chemistry.
Inspired student follows teacher’s path
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
CLEARFIELD—As a first-grade student at Hill Field Elementary 30 years ago, Edee Gathercole loved the energy and enthusiasm of her teacher so much she decided to be a teacher herself someday.
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MOLCAXAC, Mexico (AP) -- Tamara Alcala Dominguez sobbed, barely able to speak, as she buried her face in the sweater of the woman who cared for her when she was a toddler....
2017-01-23 22:03:29 -0700
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women....
2017-01-23 22:44:25 -0700