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Hundreds of volunteers made literacy fun for Read Across America Day

During the first week of March, hundreds of volunteers helped students in 14 schools across the Wasatch Front build a passion for reading during the National Education Association’s Read Across America initiative.   United Way […]

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The library is “more than just books”

We sat down with Heather Buhler, a librarian at the Bingham Creek branch, and Tina Bartholoma, senior librarian in the Outreach and Programming Team for the Salt Lake County Library, […]

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Guest Blog: Getting the Most out of Your Student’s Summer Learning

Summer programs across the Wasatch front and a neighbor in the Wasatch Back (Park City) are unifying forces to help reduce summer slide. We’re not saying that we’re at parks […]

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Kearns Community Schools Create Summer Learning Packets to Prevent Learning Loss

West Kearns Elementary was in a bit of a bind coming into the end of the 2018-2019 school year. With classes winding down, Community School Director, DeLayna Wilhelmsen, realized West […]

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Partner Reading is Giving Struggling Students a Chance to Succeed

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Erin Butler’s third grade students at West Kearns Elementary are diving into reading head first. They are reading chapter […]

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Midvale Students Making “Great Leaps” in Literacy Thanks to Savage Volunteers

By: Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Savage believes in being a good neighbor in the communities where their team members live and work. It’s one […]

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UWSL summer learning loss work taking strides toward improving literacy

By Kelly Schmidt, content manager at United Way of Salt Lake When Oquirrh Hills Elementary School in Kearns, Utah added a literacy block to its summer learning program in 2014, […]

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