Parents For Choice in Education (Audio)

Parents for Choice in Education is dedicated to ensuring every child has equal access to a quality education by empowering parents, increasing choice, and promoting innovative solutions to Utah’s educational challenges. Link: Parent for Choice in Education   In the March 19, 2013, School Board meeting the issue of Senate Bill 271 School Grading Amendment, was brought up by the Superintendent. Link to Bill Superintendent Withers stated that the House members were confused about the bill … Continue reading

University Neighborhood Partners

University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) brings together University and west side resources for reciprocal learning, action, and benefit… a community coming together. University Neighborhood Partners sets out to redress historical inequity by understanding systemic barriers that have prevented access to higher education and to rewrite that history so that residents of the west side see themselves as holders and creators of knowledge. University Neighborhood Partners (UNP) links seven ethnically and culturally rich Salt Lake City neighborhoods with … Continue reading

Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (U of U)

Ran into fellow Texan, Dr. Aleman at the Partners in the Park. He is the Assistant Vice President for Student Diversity and Equity at the University of Utah. He was at Poplar Grove Park with students that graduated from Salt Lake City School District. They are doing outreach to students in our community and encouraging them to attend the University of Utah.Their department will help students make the transition from High School to College and then help them stay in schools.It … Continue reading

Facing Suspension or Expulsion?

  FACING SUSPENSION OR EXPULSION? KNOW YOUR RIGHTS One of my neighbors, Maureen Minson  is currently attending the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law and is promoting a student’s ‘know your rights’ campaign. PDF Link to Brochure 2001 In 2001, while serving as the PTA President at Glendale Middle School. I was was concerned about the high number of ethnic minority students being suspended and expelled from the school. I ended up getting … Continue reading