John W. Bennion, Salt Lake City, Utah: an interview by Fred Buchanan
No.403 John W. Bennion
Bennion, John W.
Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center; Buchanan, Frederick Stewart
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Bennion, John W.--Interviews; School administrators--Biography; Education--Utah--Salt Lake City--History; Schools--Utah--Salt Lake City--History
Transcript (96 pages) of interviews by Everett L. Cooley with John W. Bennion, Superintendent of Salt Lake City School District, on August 11 and September 6, 1991. Includes Bennion's curriculum vita.
Bennion talks about his childhood in Salt Lake City, his education, and his career in education. Among the topics covered are the Salt Lake school district, open enrollment, the review process, closing South High, the career ladder program, magnet schools, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, the dropout rate, and promising programs. Interviewer: Fred Buchanan