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SAGE testing gets a closer look
FARMINGTON—Student testing is necessary to measure understanding and effectiveness, but the current system might need some tweaking to be most effective.
May 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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DATC offering summer youth classes
KAYSVILLE—The Davis Applied Technology College is offering a wide variety of summer youth workshops for students ages 13-17, including a number of classes to help Boy Scouts earn merit badges.
May 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sink or swim, lessons gained from launches
OGDEN—Some floated and some sunk, but it was all in the name of science.
May 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nation’s 12th graders are slipping in math
WASHINGTON (AP)--The nation’s high school seniors are slipping in math and failing to make progress in reading, with just one-third of the 12th graders ready for the academic challenges of college.
May 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Books still bind patrons to libraries
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP)--Libraries might have swapped card catalogs for computer kiosks a long time ago and faced the unprecedented explosion of information on the Internet. But the digital age still h...
May 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Education center dedicated at Hill museum
HILL AFB—Ellie Reynolds said her husband was always talking about education, so it is appropriate that the new education center at the Hill Aerospace Museum be named for him.
May 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools get names, funding, repairs
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Apr 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
LAYTON—Land for a new school, financing for another one, names for two under construction and repairs at nine existing schools were all approved by members of the Davis School District Board of Edu...
Competition a novel A.P. test prep
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Apr 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
LAYTON—Teams from six Davis School District high schools challenged each other in the annual Psych Bowl on Saturday, April 16 at Layton High.
Children’s specialist to speak on May 4
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
LAYTON—Dr. Robert Melillo, an author and specialist in children with social, behavioral and learning challenges, will speak at a free event on Wednesday, May 4 at the Davis Conference Center in Lay...
Herr named principal at UCA
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODS CROSS—Jeffrey Herr, an educator for more than 24 years, was recently hired to serve as the principal for Utah Connections Academy, a tuition-free, online public school.
‘Battle of the Books’ encourages both reading and remembering by students
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
BOUNTIFUL—This battle wasn’t over a land or against a fire-breathing dragon, this battle was about books – some of them about dragons and some about conflicts both internal and external.
Police, victims promote abuse prevention month
by Becky Ginos
Apr 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
KAYSVILLE—It’s ugly, awful and awkward to talk about. But it’s real and it is happening – even in Davis County. Child sexual abuse.
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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Police said Tuesday they were investigating the circumstances surrounding a 4-year-old boy entering a gorilla's exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and the animal being shot to death to protect the child. A federal investigation is also planned....
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A few police agencies in the U.S. have begun rewarding officers for showing restraint in the line of duty, putting the tactic on par with bravery....
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