April 3, 2014 Author: By Raili Jacquet
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March 3, 2014 Author: Vince Horiuchi Anne Burkholder believes in fighting racism, empowering women and working for justice and peace. That’s why she has devoted her entire professional career to nonprofit companies and currently is the chief executive officer for the YWCA Utah.
February 28, 2014 Author: by FOX 13 News Seuss’ birthday may be on Sunday, but the United Way of Salt Lake spent Friday going to local elementary schools to read with students—and their efforts were part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, which is typically set on Seuss’ birthday, March 2.
February 24, 2014 Author: Jerilyn Stowe Thousands of Utah elementary students will be heard rhyming in unison this Friday as they participate in Dr. Seuss Day, part of the National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative.
February 24, 2014 Author: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
February 15, 2014 Author: Benjamin Wood, Deseret News If children from low-income households with little English language ability enter public schools at grade level, the state could save millions of dollars in special education costs and potentially millions more further down the road in crime prevention and rehabilitation.
February 11, 2014 Author: Bob Bernick There are, perhaps, two or three times during a Utah Legislature when you get a really fine debate – two sides taking positions and slugging it out articulately.
February 11, 2014 Author: Curtis Haring After more than an hour of debate, Representative Greg Hughes (Republican – Draper) was able to successfully pass HB 96, a bill that is designed to allow private investors to contribute funds to pre-kindergarten programs.
February 11, 2014 Author: Benjamin Wood, Deseret News A bill to extend preschool to at-risk students through a controversial public-private funding model cleared a major hurdle Tuesday, passing out of the Utah House with a 49-24 vote.
February 11, 2014 Author: Lee Davidson The House on Tuesday voted to create a state program to award grants to schools, families and day-care centers to implement quality preschool curriculum for at-risk kids.
February 10, 2014 Author: Jennifer Napier-Pearce Should early childhood education be provided at preschool or by parents? That’s the question lawmakers are grappling with as they consider HB96, which would provide funding for optional early childhood education for at-risk kids.
February 6, 2014 Author: Benjamin Wood, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — A bill to extend preschool services to at-risk students through private investment cleared its first hurdle Thursday after surviving a lively committee hearing that questioned the government's role in early education.
February 6, 2014 Author: By Lisa Schencker | The Salt Lake Tribune The House Education Committee voted 13-3 Thursday morning to advance HB96, which would award grants to schools, families and/or day care centers to implement high quality preschool curriculum for at-risk kids.
January 30, 2014 Author: Studio5 with Brooke Walker More than half of Utah kids are behind the learning curve when they enter kindergarten. One local organization is determined to do something about it this year. Andrea Summerhays with United Way helps lead the charge to convince legislators to commit to high-quality preschool programs.
January 27, 2014 Author: By Lisa Schencker | The Salt Lake Tribune Despite a long-held wariness of state-funded preschool in Utah, legislative leaders seem to finally agree that early education is key to helping kids succeed.
January 27, 2014 Author: Tom Smart | Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — United Way of Salt Lake has welcomed Mikelle Moore and Jose Enriquez to its board of directors.
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