Education

Ogden library overhaul nearing end, public opening not expected until March

Lead BZ 110717 Library Tour 01-5

The main library at 2464 Jefferson Ave. closed a year ago for renovation. The branch library in...

State

Survey: BYU falling short on sex assault education

Sex Assaults College Confidentiality

Results from a campus survey done at Brigham Young University reveal that most students don't think the Mormon-owned school does enough to educate them about sexual assault.


Local

Ogden library overhaul nearing end, public opening not expected until March

Lead BZ 110717 Library Tour 01-5

The main library at 2464 Jefferson Ave. closed a year ago for renovation. The branch library in North Ogden closed last April for an overhaul and should reopen next May.


Education

Alternative high school students raising funds for school sweaters, jackets

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George Washington High School student leaders and volunteers at Youth Futures Homeless Shelter and a Weber State University social work class are seeking donations to help disadvantaged students afford school sweaters. 


State

Parent claims Farmington's mascot would cause vulgar heckling

Farmington High School rendering

A parent is opposing a school district’s choice of the phoenix as the mascot of a new high school in Farmington, claiming plural forms of the word sound like the term for male genitals.


Education

See which Utah high schools report incidents of firearms, assault and more

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The interactive graph shows data for the 2015-16 school year. The Utah Board of Education acknowledges many schools underreport incidents due to discrepancies between school district and state reports. 


Education

Teachers endure assaults in school for behaviorally disabled teens

BZ 102517 Canyon View School 03-2

Teachers are verbally and physically assaulted on a regular basis. But many of the students have mental or emotional disorders that might make prevention difficult. 


State

Utah legislator proposes sex ed online instead of in class

Sex Ed Debate

A Utah legislator is developing a proposal to move sex education out of the classroom and onto home computers via the internet.


Education

Ogden school bond's failure muddies things, but most say upgrades still needed

BD 102317 School Bond 01

The $106.5 million bond proposal, rejected by voters, called for reconstruction of three elementary schools, among other things.


Local

Bonneville High coach Terry Pacheco helped others even as he suffered

Terry Reed Pacheco

Terry Reed Pacheco, who formerly coached at TH Bell Junior High and Bonneville High, passed away Nov. 3. Those he served said their lives were changed for the better. 


Local

Ogden voters turn back school bond proposal, Weber bond measure passes

Polk bond signs

The $106.5 million Ogden bond proposal generated strong opposition from critics who said the plan didn’t seem to be well thought out.


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