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.
The search for a successor to University of Utah President David Pershing is in the "early stages," says Harris Simmons, co-chairman of the search committee and a member of the Utah State Board of Regents.
As the school year comes to a close, an elementary is preparing to say goodbye to two longtime employees. While neither taught in the classroom, colleagues say they have been the glue that has kept the school together.
Lehi City officials are planning to add a crossing guard to an intersection by an elementary school shortly after video shot by neighboring parents showed struggles young students were having crossing the street.
The Canyons School District has proposed a new policy to pay for school lunches that officials hope will strike a balance between feeding students and holding parents accountable for overdue lunch funds.
Maria Danilova, Associated Press | Posted
May 16th - 7:45am
One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade, according to a federal study released Tuesday.
Since January, fifth-graders at HighMark Charter School in South Weber have been learning the ins, outs and some of the ickiness that can accompany raising trout from eggs. They've learned that big fish eat little fish, but also about stewardship.
Emily Schmall and Reese Dunklin, Associated Press | Posted
May 15th - 11:47am
Hector and Itza Ayala sat in a conference room at Houston's prestigious high school for the performing arts, clutching a document they hoped would force administrators to investigate their 15-year-old daughter's claim of a classroom sex assault.
Jennifer Covington, principal of Murray City School District's Hillcrest Junior High School, has been appointed superintendent of the suburban school district, the first woman to serve in that position.
Utah has hundreds of teacher openings and thousands of new students. Recruiters are traveling the country to hire quality teachers before the back-to-school deadline, and they're competing against each other for the best candidates.