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January

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In-person Learning Option for Secondary Students Posted: Wed. 01-20-2021 - 10:01 AM

Last night, the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education voted to move forward with an in-person learning option for secondary schools beginning on February 8, 2021.

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December

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Seeking a New Superintendent Posted: Wed. 12-02-2020 - 03:53 PM

Salt Lake City School District is seeking a new Superintendent to help fulfill the district’s mission of Excellence and Equity: every student, every classroom, every day.

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National Mathematics and Science Teaching Award Finalists Posted: Tue. 12-08-2020 - 08:20 AM

The Utah State Board of Education announced the names of the six 2020 Utah finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, and three of the six are from Salt Lake City School District. 

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In-person Learning Option for Elementary Students Posted: Wed. 12-09-2020 - 02:10 PM

In preparation for welcoming students back to in-person learning, we wanted to inform you about the steps we are taking in our buildings to mitigate against the risk of COVID-19.

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Remote Learning Posted: Fri. 12-11-2020 - 11:18 AM

This page is designed to provide information for Salt Lake City School District students and families about remote learning and the resources available from the district and its schools. 

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East and West High Schools Recognized for Excellence Posted: Fri. 12-18-2020 - 12:52 PM

West High School is being recognized as a Utah High School of Excellence for “Closing the Opportunity Gap” for Utah’s multilingual learners.  East High School is also being honored as a Utah Exemplary High School.

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Interim Superintendent to Propose Plan Offering In-person Learning for All Students Posted: Fri. 12-18-2020 - 09:09 PM

Salt Lake City School District Interim Superintendent Larry Madden announced today that he intends to make a formal proposal to the Board of Education on January 5, 2021 to offer an in-person learning option for secondary students.

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Utah STEM Ecosystem Chosen to Join Global STEM Ecosystem Initiative Posted: Tue. 12-22-2020 - 01:36 PM

The STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) announced it has selected the Utah STEM Ecosystem, a partnership between Salt Lake City School District and the Salt Lake Education Foundation, to join the global movement of leaders devoted to promoting STEM education.

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Community and Parent Forums for our Superintendent Search Posted: Tue. 12-22-2020 - 04:00 PM

The Salt Lake City School District Board of Education is in the process of searching for a new superintendent to lead the school district and is asking for your help by providing feedback for them to consider in their search.

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November

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Wednesday, Nov. 25 is a Digital Learning Day Posted: Thu. 11-19-2020 - 11:33 AM

This coming Wednesday, November 25, 2020, is an asynchronous learning day for students. 

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Early Open Enrollment Begins Dec. 1 Posted: Mon. 11-30-2020 - 02:03 PM

For the coming school year, students interested in enrolling in a Salt Lake City School District school who live outside the district or school boundaries may apply for an out-of-resident transfer during the Early Open Enrollment period, beginning December 1, 2020.

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October

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Meadowlark Teacher Named Utah Teacher of the Year Posted: Thu. 10-01-2020 - 01:33 PM

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson today named John Arthur, a 6th grade teacher at Salt Lake City’s Meadowlark Elementary School as the 2021 Utah Teacher of the Year.

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A Letter from the Board of Education Posted: Mon. 10-26-2020 - 04:26 PM

Dear Salt Lake City School District community,

As members of your elected Board of Education, we would like to take a moment to address you, our friends and community.

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September

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Equity and Access Director Joins Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship Posted: Wed. 09-02-2020 - 08:45 AM

Our Director of Educational Equity and Access, Dr. Verenice Gutierrez, has been selected as part of the fifth cohort of the Deeper Learning Equity Fellowship.

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August

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Telehealth School-based Therapy Posted: Thu. 08-13-2020 - 09:38 AM

The Salt Lake City School District is excited to announce a partnership with Odyssey House to provide free Telehealth School-based Therapy to any student in the Salt Lake City School District. 

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School Restart FAQ Posted: Fri. 08-14-2020 - 11:51 AM

We have compiled some of the School Restart questions we hear most often and the answers to those questions. 

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West High Student Wins Spot in International Science Program Posted: Wed. 08-26-2020 - 12:59 PM

Clara Tandar, a senior at West High School, is one of two Utah high school students who were finalists in the University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (USEF) and will attend the prestigious WebValley online summer school. 

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Remote Learning Fall 2020 Posted: Thu. 08-27-2020 - 03:14 PM

This page is designed to provide information for Salt Lake City School District students and families about remote learning and the resources available from the district and its schools. 

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July

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School Restart Surveys Posted: Thu. 07-16-2020 - 07:54 AM

This spring, the Salt Lake City School District sent surveys to parents, students, and teachers asking about their experiences with remote learning and asking for feedback to help us make plans for returning to school in August.

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Board of Education Approves School Restart Plan Posted: Thu. 07-30-2020 - 07:35 PM

Our Board of Education has approved a plan that we feel balances the importance of taking care of the health and safety of our students and employees while also balancing the need to provide a quality education to our students.  

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