Park City School District

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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The District 5 seat for the Park City School Board is up for grabs, representing Pinebrook, Summit Park  and Timberline. The two candidates, longtime educator Doug Payne and longtime volunteer Julie Eihausen answered questions posed by KPCW in an on-air debate Friday. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

The Park City School Board is scheduled to vote Tuesday for a second time on moving forward with $5.7 million center for Professional Studies. Leslie Thatcher has more.

A mass email campaign to PTO members in the Park City School District urges parents to make their opinions known before the Park City School Board votes on the $5.7 million professional studies building next week. Leslie Thatcher reports.

Plans for the proposed professional studies building to increase the Park City School District's physical space are gathering steam, although there's still a lot to be determined about the building. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

As the population of school children grows in Park City and Summit County, the city county and school district are looking at school boundaries and where new schools may be built in the future. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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The new Compass catalogue of community learning classes offerings is circulating in the community and some highlights of Fall courses from Chinese to Search Engine Optimization to building gingerbread houses. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

State officials say Utah finished the fiscal year with an extra $112 million to spend on one-time projects. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Thursday the PCSD tax hearing will continue and while it would throw a wrench into the budget, the School board could vote against raising taxes. Whether approved or not, with ample public disapproval of the increase - talk of how to better balance the budget becomes a focus. Lynn Ware Peek has more.