DISTRICT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DISTRICT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Trashed school lunches: Salt Lake City board gets final report http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365700-78/district-lunches-qui-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365700-78/district-lunches-qui-shirley.html.csp">Trashed school lunches: Salt Lake City board gets final report</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T19:17:10.148-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 07:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake City school board expects to discuss a final report tonight from an independent investigation into the January dumping of dozens of kids’ lunches. The incident at Uintah Elementary in Salt Lake City drew national attention and an apology from the district, and spurred it and others to change their policies for handling debts for meals. Up to 40 Uintah students picked out lunches, then were required to surrender the meals to a cafeteria worker who put the food in the trash once a p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365700@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:17:10 MDT Former special ed student now leads Utah school district http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58339659-78/hughes-tintic-evans-district.html.csp">Former special ed student now leads Utah school district</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T14:38:57.402-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 02:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Eureka • As a boy, Kodey Hughes didn’t think much about his future because it didn’t seem very promising. He grew up the son of a single father in tiny Mammoth in western Utah. He had a learning disability that made reading difficult. Hughes didn’t read his first full book until seventh grade. “I wasn’t the kid in the class that was supposed to go to college,” Hughes said. But he did go to college, and much further. The former special-education student now leads the 250-student Tintic School Dis...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58339659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:38:57 MDT Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58353025-78/peterson-adams-jordan-court.html.csp">Utah officer justified in shooting, wounding man</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By stephen hunt</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T23:28:43.192-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office has ruled that a West Jordan police officer who shot and wounded a man in July was legally justified in using deadly force. A report issued Friday cleared officer Ian Adams in the July 10 shooting of 32-year-old Timothy James Peterson at the Jordan Landing shopping complex. Peterson was carrying a metal bar that was bent in the shape of a handgun, which had a red laser taped to the “barrel,” the report said. When Peterson drew the facsimile weapon...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58353025@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:28:43 MDT Utah cafeteria worker who threw out kids’ lunches resigns http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335879-78/district-kids-lunches-shirley.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335879-78/district-kids-lunches-shirley.html.csp">Utah cafeteria worker who threw out kids’ lunches resigns</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:13:35.808-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The cafeteria worker who earlier this year threw away dozens of kids’ lunches after their parents failed to pay for the food on time has resigned from Uintah Elementary School. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen confirmed on Monday that the worker, known as Miss Shirley, resigned last week. He said the district did not ask her to leave, and it was her decision. He did not respond to a question about whether it had to do with the lunch incident earlier this year. Attempts to rea...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335879@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:13:35 MDT Utah Debate Commission names moderators http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58334990-90/candidates-commission-congressional-debate.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58334990-90/candidates-commission-congressional-debate.html.csp">Utah Debate Commission names moderators</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T22:55:19.62-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 10:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Broadcast veterans Ken Verdoia and Barbara Smith, along with Brigham Young University political scientist David Magleby, will moderate a series of congressional and attorney general candidate debates leading up to the Nov. 4 election. Behind the scenes, Nathan Hill, a director of Brazil’s 2016 Summer Olympics and 11-time director of the Stadium of Fire July Fourth broadcast in Provo, will run the show, overseeing debate production. The moderator and producer lineup was announced Monday by the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58334990@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:55:19 MDT Utah kids endure rainy first day at school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335655-78/lake-salt-students-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58335655-78/lake-salt-students-district.html.csp">Utah kids endure rainy first day at school</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T20:31:27.631-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 08:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Children dodged rain outside Bonneville Elementary in Salt Lake City after the first day of school Monday. Students in the Salt Lake City, Granite and Davis school districts returned to classes Monday. Jordan District high school students also returned to class. Canyons and Alpine district students had their first day last week.</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58335655@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:31:27 MDT Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317868-78/quinn-bertelson-case-gill.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58317868-78/quinn-bertelson-case-gill.html.csp">Driver who killed bicycling Utah judge quietly pleaded guilty</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By michael mcfall and Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T22:42:17.903-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 10:42PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After a New Mexico man ended up pleading guilty to a misdemeanor in the traffic death of 3rd District Judge Anthony Quinn, the Salt Lake County district attorney says legislators may consider changing the law so the punishment better matches the crime. David E. Bertelson, 79, of Albuquerque, quietly pleaded guilty May 27 in connection with Quinn’s 2013 death in Mill Creek Canyon. Bertelson is now halfway through his six months’ probation sentence. Bertelson pleaded guilty to a class B misdemean...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317868@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:42:17 MDT GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309604-68/gop-primary-state-democratic.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58309604-68/gop-primary-state-democratic.html.csp">GOP establishment on a roll in House primaries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DONNA CASSATA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:30:37.146-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Republicans got their man — and woman — in a half-dozen House primaries as establishment conservatives knocked out right-flank candidates, improving the party’s chances of increasing its majority in November. Arizona poses the next test of whether mainstream GOP can extend its streak. With little fanfare, Republican Party favorites prevailed in New York, Iowa, New Jersey and Virginia as establishment-backed candidates beat back tea party-supported challenges in the primaries for com...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583096042014-08-18T13:30:37.146-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:30:37.146-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309604@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:30:37 MDT Gay activist to headline Utah congressional candidate’s fundraiser http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297021-90/mcaleer-cammermeyer-congressional-district.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58297021-90/mcaleer-cammermeyer-congressional-district.html.csp">Gay activist to headline Utah congressional candidate’s fundraiser</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T12:15:17.835-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 12:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a sign of changing times in Utah: A congressional candidate in a conservative district is holding a fundraiser that features a lesbian famous for fighting the military’s now-discarded “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. “If it hurt me, I wouldn’t be doing it,” said Democrat Donna McAleer, who faces Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, in a rematch of their race two years ago. Bishop won then by nearly a 3-to-1 margin. McAleer is bringing in retired Col. Margarethe Cammermeyer of the Washington State Natio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58297021@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:15:17 MDT Perry calls felony counts ‘farce of a prosecution’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304088-68/perry-texas-veto-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58304088-68/perry-texas-veto-state.html.csp">Perry calls felony counts ‘farce of a prosecution’</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL J. WEBER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-16T19:29:23.424-06:00">Updated Aug 16, 2014 07:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry vowed Saturday to fight a criminal indictment in a defiant response that showed an old slice of swagger that he’s kept holstered lately while seeking to remake his image for a potential 2016 presidential run. Perry called two felony counts of abuse of power issued by an Austin grand jury “outrageous” and made no apologies for his 2013 veto that prompted a criminal investigation against the longest-serving governor in Texas history. Perry made it c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58304088@www.sltrib.com Sat, 16 Aug 2014 19:29:23 MDT Letter: Let all candidates into debates http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300747-82/debate-utah-parties-bishop.html.csp">Letter: Let all candidates into debates</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T16:41:02.415-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 04:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Initially, I was excited with the new debate commission in Utah coming out with a strong non-partisan message. However, this hasn’t been what I’ve experienced over the last several months as I have been involved in campaigning for Utah’s 1st Congressional District. It seems that the Utah Debate Commission is sticking with the two major parties as the only options and not extending invitations out to third parties or independents. Take for instance the 1st District Race. Dwane Vance (Independent...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58300747@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:41:02 MDT Washington Post: How many jobs is the Export-Import Bank responsible for? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300632-82/jobs-bank-employment-firms.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58300632-82/jobs-bank-employment-firms.html.csp">Washington Post: How many jobs is the Export-Import Bank responsible for?</a></h4>