Park City Education Foundation

The Dixieland band plays When The Saints Come Marching In as school administrators, students and teachers watch the parade of Doilney family members, Deer Valley representatives and Park City Education Foundation officials blitz each school in the district with fanfare, all meant to recognize the recipient of the Doilney Family Excellent Educator Award. Carolyn Murray has the details:

Sean Beard and Summer Schlopy join the show to share the details for this year's "Running With Ed," the enormously popular community fundraiser for the Park City Education Foundation.

Park City Educators Show Off Innovative Projects

Mar 28, 2018
carolyn murray

Every year the Park City Education Foundation   provides grants to district teachers for innovative program ideas.  They’ve been able to fund $82,000 for the 2017/18 school year. Deer Valley hosted a PCEF reception where teachers showcased some of their projects to Ed Foundation donors.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Spurred by a successful pilot program last year at McPolin Elementary, a public-private partnership at the Park City School District has established an initiative to help out dyslexic youngsters and other students who struggle with reading. Rick Brough has more.

Today is the last day to make a financial contribution to the Park City Education Foundation -- or you can expect a phone call asking for money later this month. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

Courtesy of park City Education Foundation / Bright Futures Students

The number of immigrant children who came with their parents to the United States, is thought to be between 800,000 and 1.7 million.   The executive order called DACA, protecting these children of immigrants from deportation, was rescinded by President Trump on Tuesday.  Carolyn Murray has more on how this announcement affects some Park City residents.

Children of undocumented immigrants who are brought to the United States find themselves in a no-man’s land once they age out of public school.  A Park City resident is raising money to help these kids apply for deferred action status.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

For the past 30 years, teachers in the Park City School District have been awarded grants from the Park City Education Foundation. Due to a generous donation this year, the Foundation was able to award ten more grants. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

courtesy Running With Ed / Park City Education Foundation

KPCW joins Running With Ed, the annual race and fundraiser for the Park City Education Foundation, Saturday, May 21.

7 to 9AM - The KPCW Classifieds Show broadcasts LIVE from the start line of Running With Ed.

9 to 11AM - KPCW staffs the water station on the run up to the Olympic Park. We'll have music, fun and water (natch)

12:30 to 4PM - KPCW staffs a table at the Finish Line Party. Stop by, say hi and grab some swag!

On today's program, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation has this week's update. State Representative Kraig Powell talks about legislation he's proposing for the January session. Park City Institute Director Teri Orr talks about the line up for this winter's Main Stage at the Eccles Center that opens December 5th with a conversation with Edward Snowden. Park City Council  Member Tim Henney reviews some of the business at Thursday's council meeting, including a new ordinance regulating trash and recycling bins in Old Town.

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