Free the Park City teachers

Schools out … for a while. Well, at least for kids. However, teachers still have to report for the next couple of weeks. From what I have heard, many teachers have already planned out the rest of the year. There is no more planning to do. If they go to school and no kids are …

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Throwing rocks doesn’t change things but activism can

Where does vandalism against a school official and bullying by local company intersect? No, it’s not Welcoming Schools. It’s a lesson in how you elicit change. Last week, Park City School District Superintendent Jill Gildea was a target of vandalism. A rock was thrown through her window. It could have been a disgruntled teenager upset …

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Concern in Park City over Welcoming Schools seems overblown

If you haven’t kept up on the latest uproar in Park City, let me introduce you to Welcoming Schools. Welcoming Schools is a professional development course for teachers. It focuses on bullying. A group of Trailside elementary parents don’t like this program for a variety of reasons. Some have stated that it appears to focus on gender-based …

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