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Christopherson: Utah Must Implement a Statewide Training Program to End a Teacher Shortage Crisis

Christopherson: Utah Must Implement a Statewide Training Program to End a Teacher Shortage Crisis

By Nain Christopherson

August 19, 2019

Utah’s teacher shortage has garnered increasing public attention over the last year, thanks in large part to a few organizations and government agencies who've made addressing the problem a top priority.  And for good reason — high teacher turnover and declining enrollment in teacher training programs...

Christopherson: Utah Should Fund Child Abuse Prevention Programs in Every School

Christopherson: Utah Should Fund Child Abuse Prevention Programs in Every School

By Nain Christopherson

August 8, 2019

  Even in the wake of the #MeToo movement, there’s confusion among many of the adult women I know about exactly how to report sexual abuse. If we tell a doctor, does the doctor have to report it to the police? If they file a police report, does that mean we have to press charges? Even more...

Christopherson: SLC Mayoral Candidates Should Commit to Reducing Plastic Waste

Christopherson: SLC Mayoral Candidates Should Commit to Reducing Plastic Waste

By Nain Christopherson

July 30, 2019

  Though the project began ten years ago, I've just recently been exposed to photographer Chris Jordan’s series "Midway: Message from the Gyre." It's a collection of images demonstrating the literal mortal danger that human plastic consumption poses to the natural world. The photos are of alb...

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