Education

PC CAPS
10:24 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Students Explore The Working World Through CAPS

The Park City School District's CAPS program (short for Center for Advanced Professional Studies) gives students a chance to get involved in business or non-profit worlds outside of school. Three CAPS students were in our studio last week. Rick Brough has more.

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Teacher Grants
1:28 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Park City Education Foundation Teacher Grants Awarded

The Park City Education Foundation teacher grants have just been awarded as as a result, Park City school kids will get to learn from some innovative new programs those grants will allow. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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School Police
5:09 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Officer Responds To 'Profiling' Clothes On Students

Park City Police Department's school resource officer and Park City Chief of Police explore a recent accusation that the police department is profiling kids based on the clothes they wear. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Education Funding
1:42 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

Senator Pat Jones Looks For Lasting Education Legacy

In her final year in the Utah legislature Senator Pat Jones is looking for a lasting education legacy. She thinks she's come up with a bill that many on both sides of the aisle can get behind and will pump an additional 400-million dollars into schools statewide. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has the story. 

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Updated GED Test
11:55 am
Wed December 11, 2013

GED Test Being Updated Nationwide for 2014

Taking the GED test in Utah will be a bit different in 2014. The high school equivalency test is being updated nationwide, with a focus on better preparing students for secondary education and workforce readiness. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

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Park City High School
4:36 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

Profiling Of Students' Clothing At PCHS

At least one Park City High School student has made a public protest against the new Park City Police Department safety liaison, saying he profiles students based on the way they look and the clothes they wear. But the school district says the officer may just be trying to raise awareness about some clothing brands and other habits of a drug culture that does exist, even at Park City High. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Park City School District
4:53 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Ember Conley On District Update

The Park City School District holds another community forum this Thursday, to enlist the community in helping discover what the district is doing well and how it can improve. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Budget Cuts
4:29 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Utah Education Association Discusses Student Perfomance

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. 

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Rumored Lock-down
4:46 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Stories Of Lock-down At Ecker Hill School Exaggerated

An incident at Ecker Hill Middle School involving a student who was reported to be out of control, and claimed he had a knife resulted in what the school is calling only rumors about a total lock-down.

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School Board Meetings
4:15 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Parents Invited To See School Board At Work

The Park City School board meetings take place monthly, and provide the community a variety of updates on what's going on with Park City Schools. If you've never attended before, you're encouraged to come; Tuesday's meeting is at 4:00 PM at the School District offices on Kearns Boulevard. KPCW's Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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