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Public education budget recommendations: 4% boost to per-student funding, $100 million for teacher retention

SALT LAKE CITY — The value of the weighted pupil unit, the basic building block of public education funding in Utah, would be boosted 4% under the latest recommendations of the Utah Legislature’s Public Education Appropriations Subcommittee. That’s slightly less than the 4.5% increase recommended by Gov. Gary Herbert and the 6% request by school… Keep Reading

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Utah drivers licenses one step closer to going digital

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah could soon allow drivers to keep their drivers licenses on their phone. A bill to set up a digital drivers license pilot program passed out of a state Senate committee on Thursday. It awaits a full vote of the legislature. Continue Reading on Keep Reading

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Utes Center Branden Carlson Named Pac-12 Freshman Of The Week

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – University of Utah men’s basketball center Branden Carlson was named Pac-12 Freshman of the Week after his performances against Stanford and California this past week. This is Carlson’s first honor and the second Freshman of the Week award for Utah with Rylan Jones winning back on January 27. The South Jordan,… Keep Reading

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Monday’s snowstorm forces some school closures, delays

SANDY, Utah —   Monday’s snowstorm is forcing cancellations and delays for many schools along the Wasatch Front. CANCELLATIONS (NO SCHOOL MONDAY) Alpine School District Canyons School District Intermountain Christian School in Cottonwood Heights Jordan School District (morning  Kindergarten and preschool) Continue Reading on Keep Reading

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