Education

Ogden's, Weber's black teachers persevered through challenging careers

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When asked if she believes she helped pave the way for other African-American teachers in her...

Education

Ogden, Weber, Davis districts discuss active shooter protocols, safety measures

Schools Shooter Drills

Amidst debates about arming teachers and teaching students to fight back against an attacker, officials with Weber, Ogden and Davis schools discuss how the Feb. 14 high school massacre shapes safety strategy.


Education

Ogden's, Weber's black teachers persevered through challenging careers

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When asked if she believes she helped pave the way for other African-American teachers in her district, Charlene Wilson hesitated.


Education

Weber, Ogden school districts preparing for gun violence protests, walkouts

School Shooting Florida-25

OSD wants to collaborate with students who plan to participate, according to the district’s Public Information Officer Jer Bates.


Local

Readers react: 6th grade dance sparks conversation on consent

Kanesville Elementary dance

Should elementary-schoolers be required to dance with anyone who asks? Standard-Examiner readers chime in.


Education

Ogden schools now considering 11 scenarios for closing, rebuilding elementaries

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Officials now have 11 proposals as they weigh next steps to improve district schools following the failure of a bond proposal last year.


Education

Influential Weber State black activist recalls 40 years of changes in Utah

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Forrest Crawford came as a football player from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Weber State in 1972. His legacy transcends the university and city limits.


Local

Visually impaired first-grader a finalist in national art contest

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Bryson Chadwick, a student at the Ogden campus of Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, is one of five finalists in the Happy Hands art competition sponsored by Deb Group.


Police & Fire

3 USU officials freed from civil liability in fraternity rape lawsuit

Sigma Chi Gamma Kappa fraternity house

A lawsuit alleging Utah State University looked the other way on reports of sexual abuse at fraternity houses remains alive in federal court, but a judge has granted immunity from liability to three officials who were named as defendants.


Education

6th grade Valentine's dance raises issues of consent, empowering girls

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A West Haven parent was upset that her daughter was told she can’t say “no” to a boy at the Kanesville Elementary School dance.


Education

Fremont High student wins $5,000 art scholarship

Cooper Brown and teacher Michelle Montierth with winning painting

Fremont High School senior Cooper Brown received a $5,000 college scholarship along with the honor of having his painting of a Ute Native-American girl hanging in the featured spot in a display at the Utah State Capitol.


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