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On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster has details on this week's City Council retreat; Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough talks about the new mental health needs assessment survey; and Jesse Hunt with the Park City Ski Team has details on this year's PCST Alumni Night.

Some of the hot-button issues at the Utah legislature include education funding, gas taxes, and discrimination against the LGBT community. Rep. Kraig Powell discussed those with KPCW on Friday. Rick Brough has more.

The Park City School board is again grappling with deficits in its budget. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Blended Learning is a new wave of learning that the Park City School District is considering. It incorporates technology but differs from standard on-line learning in that a teacher facilitates it within the walls of a classroom. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The Park City School District associate superintendent of teaching, learning and technology, Lori Gardner, has retired and is being replaced by an interim director while a national search for a permanent curriculum director ensues. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

The Utah Education Association says student performance in math and reading has shown some progress, but not nearly enough. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Superintendent Ember Conley Hosts Education Forum

Nov 4, 2013

A community forum on education hosted by Park City schools Superintendent Ember Conley reviewed what the community thinks the school district is doing well, and what needs improvement. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Next month, the Utah Education Interim Committee will consider a bill that would raise 400 million dollars and provide ongoing funding for Utah schools by eliminating a tax exemption that favors large families. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

Winter Sports School Has New Home

Sep 12, 2013

  Park City's  Winter Sports School is celebrating the Snyderville Planning Commission's approval of the location for the school's new home. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Originally aired on July 11, 2013.

The Park City school board says it will stand by its selection as the new superintendent, Dr. Ember Conley, as news comes from Arizona that Conley’s husband was arrested.   Lynn Ware Peek has more.