The Canyons Board of Education voted late Tuesday to direct school administrators to explore entering a contract with a private transportation provider to serve schoolchildren in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
The University of Utah will commit more than $380,000 to an enhanced campus safety plan that will require students to take an online sexual assault prevention course; calls for hiring an additional victim advocate among other changes.
In keeping with a new U.S. Department of Agriculture requirement, the Canyons Board of Education's new policy on school lunch debt ensures children are kept out of the loop in conversations about owed money, even high schoolers.
The Utah State Board of Education voted Friday to extend by one year Provo City School District's contract to provide educational services to youths hospitalized at the Utah State Hospital. The current agreement was set to expire June 30.
Davis School District named Steven Hendricks as Teacher of the Year at an awards assembly at Davis High School. In addition to the nomination, the district awarded Hendricks with a one-year lease and insurance coverage on a Kia Forte EX.
Kindergarten might be the most important year in a child's education. That is why the Canyons School District decided to try expanding the number of hours some of its kindergartners spend in the classroom.
Students at Highland Junior High School in Ogden are taking their artistic talents to a whole new level. Instead of watercolors and canvasses, they use prosthetics and real-life models in their Stagecraft class.
With an Aug. 1 implementation looming, some Utah educators are concerned about the practical implications of a new initiative that substantially changes how youths are treated in the juvenile justice system.
School districts across the country have until July 1 to have policies in place intended to end "lunch shaming" of students whose parents owe money for school lunches. Local school boards in Utah are working to meet the federal deadline.