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Teacher salary wars has devolved to 'cannibalism,' superintendent says
The Tooele School District started the school year with 13 substitute teachers because it has been unable to fill teaching vacancies after neighboring school districts raised starting teacher pay at $40,000 and above and it could not compete.
Nicole Boliaux, Deseret News
'Cumbersome' grant process hinders schools from addressing unsafe bus routes
A grant process that educators have described as "cumbersome" means funding for school bus service along unsafe routes was largely untapped in the 2016-17 academic year.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Public meetings on Granite's $238M school bond set for this week
Granite School District will conduct public meetings this week to provide information on the proposed $238 million bond initiative to rebuild and renovate schools throughout the school district. The issue will go before voters on Nov. 7.