Nominate a Young Volunteer

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Do you know a young volunteer in grades 5-12 who deserves to be recognized for his or her contributions to a community? The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards may be an option to honor that student. If selected the nominee could win $1,000 and a trip to Washington D.C. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Sept. 12, 2012

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In today’s ENR headlines: Park Record looks at Park City’s preschool program. Park City Promise has $1 million in new funding. Congratulations to Rich’s Dale Lamborn, new Utah Superintendent of the Year. Tom Van Gorder will again fill in as interim superintendent in Park City. New Common Core secret weapon? Librarians, says Education Week. Links to these stories are in the Education News Roundup for Sept. 12. . . . → Read More

Dear Parents…Kids and Language Immersion

Parley's Park Elementary School Spanish Dual Immersion_Gemma Arro third grade_Park City_Utah

Do you want to give your children an edge? Make sure they speak more than one language – and the earlier, the better. Kids who are exposed to two languages from birth have an advantage over their single-language peers. The best practice is to have one parent consistently speaking English, and the other parent consistently speaking a second language to the child. . . . → Read More