The Park City Education foundation has just announced $165,000 in grants awarded to specific sites within the district for a variety of programs, from the author in residence program, to supporting art in the schools, to providing another dual immersion teacher. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
The Doilney Excellent Educator Awards and the Sarah and Stephen Doilney teaching award were handed out to some surprised educators, as bands from Park City High School played along, adding to the excitement of its annual Park City Education Foundation event. Lynn Ware Peek has more.
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.
Two local parents say they're trying to get answers from the Park City School District about a series of lectures which author Sherman Alexie gave to Park City High School students in September. Kristen Brown and Art Brothers say that students were reportedly subjected to language that was inappropriate, even racist, and denigrated for their ski color. While the episode is now water under the bridge, they say they want school officials to be more aware next time. KPCW's Rick Brough Reports.