Park City Board of Education

Tania Knauer Reflects on School Board Term

Dec 28, 2016
Park City School District

The School Board election brings in two new members who will begin in January.  School Board president, Tania Knauer retires effective Dec 31st and provides KPCW with a recap of her time serving the school district community.  Carolyn Murray has more. 

On Tuesday, the Park City Board of Education approved a $50,000 revised budget option to cover the cost of hiring a transportation consultant to help the district move forward with changing school start times. Carolyn Murray has more.

Three Park City School Board seats were up for re-election this season. District two and three will be vacated by Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison. However, Phil Kaplan, ultimately ran unopposed when his opponent dropped out of the race last month. Carolyn Murray has more on school board election results. 

Nearly 80 Summit County residents turned out for the  KPCW/Park Record Candidate Forum Monday night. Here are the segments in their entirety.

Utah House of Representatives House Districts 53 and 54:

Park City Board of Education:

Summit County Council:

$25 Million Open Space Bond presened by Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias:

Summit County Transportation Sales Tax Measures presented by Becky Kearns:

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The Park City Board of Education will further discuss whether the district should implement drug testing for students. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher hosted a candidate round table to discuss the issues. She was joined by the candidates on the primary election ballot for Park City School Board Precinct 2,  Catherine Callow-Heusser, Peter Yogman and Andrew Caplan.

Three seats on the Park City Board of Education are up for election this fall and only one of the three has decided he will run for office. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Phillip Kaplan

The Park City Board of Education selected Phillip Kaplan to replace outoing board member Moe Hickey. Leslie Thatcher has more about the man and his mission.

There's just one contested Park City School Board race, and the candidates - with very different backgrounds - have similar concerns of the number of programs the District offers, and how teachers will be evaluated in the future. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Park City School District Board of Education candidates Julie Eihausen and Doug Payne came into the KPCW studios today for a debate on their education funding, teacher relations and teacher evaluation. They are both running for District 5, the only District with more than one candidate running.

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