Online Preschool Program Expands to Rural Districts

Published on March 10, 2014 at 12:16PM

Sandy-based Waterford Institute is expanding their online preschool program to several rural school districts in Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that the program, called UPSTART, delivers preschool lessons via home computers. The program is voluntary and will be payed for by an $11.5 million federal grant. Most central Utah districts will offer the new program, including Beaver, Emery, Garfield, Millard, North Sanpete, South Sanpete, Piute, Sevier, and Wayne.