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KUTV news – Federal budget cuts could end after-school programs

KUTV news – Federal budget cuts could end after-school programs

Click here to watch the video (KUTV) For hundreds of students at Monroe Elementary in West Valley City, the final bell doesn’t signal the end of the school day. Almost a third of Monroe’s 650 students participate in the school’s 35 extracurricular activities, which include […]

Fox 13 News – President Trump proposes slashing after school, anti-poverty programs

Fox 13 News – President Trump proposes slashing after school, anti-poverty programs

Click here to read the full article SALT LAKE CITY — Among the programs President Donald Trump’s new budget blueprint would slash is funding for after school programs for low income students throughout Utah. “I was devastated. How can you abandon the future of children […]

Salt Lake Tribune – Here’s how President Trump’s proposed budget hikes and spending cuts might affect Utah

Salt Lake Tribune – Here’s how President Trump’s proposed budget hikes and spending cuts might affect Utah

Click here to read the full article “…..Margaret Peterson, who directs after-school programming for 23 public schools in West Valley City, cringes at the president’s call to kill the 21st Century Community Learning Centers program, which supports academic enrichment for primarily low-income students. The West […]

The Salt Lake Tribune Covers CEP Chess Tournament

The Salt Lake Tribune Covers CEP Chess Tournament

The Salt Lake Tribune – Click here to read the article West Valley City • Jaxson Bailey knows exactly what he loves about chess. “You get to kill your friends without actually killing them in real life,” said the West Lake Junior High eighth-grader, moments after […]