High School Archives — United Way Salt Lake
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Salt Lake Center for Science Education
How SLCSE is Using Experiential Learning to Increase Graduation Rates

The Salt Lake Center for Science Education is using its Reimagine Education grant to implement a learn-by-doing model The Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) wants to change how […]

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The Effects of Detracking on Academic Identities

The Grassroots Leadership Team at United Way of Salt Lake works to engage community members in conversations about their experiences to create a system where the experiences of those most impacted […]

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Savage Services and Hillcrest High School Announce SHINE Partnership

  The Savage-Hillcrest Impact Network for Education includes a Career and Technical Education Pathway and Basic Needs Center Housed within the School   There’s something special happening at Hillcrest High […]

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United Way of Salt Lake Helps Out at 20 High School FAFSA Nights

Volunteers, College Admissions Staff, High School Counselors, and Families come together to support students in filling out their financial aid applications during FAFSA Nights.   Filling out the Free Application […]

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Celebrate National Teacher Day with Educators Who Inspire Us

  Dedicated to Student Success: Meet Six Teachers at our Promise Schools   A good teacher can change your life. From inspiring you to try something new to helping you […]

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What UWSL is doing to make college more accessible

Students who are college ready have better employment and earning potential later in life.  But we know that it isn’t enough to be prepared in the classroom to access post-secondary […]

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Cottonwood High School
Community School Feature: Cottonwood High School

Editor’s Note: Every month, we’ll share a short Q&A with one of our community school directors, highlighting details about the schools we partner with. Community schools provide more than a […]

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Graduation Rates at Cottonwood High
More Students are Graduating from Cottonwood High with the Help of United Way

When students graduate high school prepared for college and careers, they’re more likely to have better employment and earning potential. That’s why United Way of Salt Lake works to promote […]

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Volunteers help Kearns High Students Hone their Interview Skills

When Jake Housel addressed the volunteers for Kearns High School’s mock interviews, he tried to set the stage for how impactful their time would be for the participating students. “For […]

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