In an election brief authored in partnership with the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and Hinckley Institute of Politics, researchers called on lawmakers to address low teacher pay but also to invest in professional development a
Once a white woman fighting for civil rights in the deep South, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland now she travels the country sharing her story. At a stop in Utah, she met up with a young girl who traveled hours just to see her.
On Monday, Sept. 26, Brian Simpson, 9, came home from school in tears. He told his parents that another student had been bullying him for weeks and that on that particular day, the student threatened to kill him.
There are eight Utah State Board of Education seats up for election this year. Of those, seven are in a primary. The Utah Association of Public Charter Schools has organized debates for every district facing a primary.
More than 70 percent of Utahns think the state spends too little on education, but half say they're either unwilling to pay for more education funding or unsure if they would, according to a recent survey from Envision Utah.
With one of the worst student-to-nurse ratios in the U.S., Utah school districts are being forced to find other ways to accommodate the needs of students with diabetes, often by relying on teachers and parents.
Lawmakers are looking at creating a standardized assessment for teachers amid concern over a Utah State Board of Education rule adopted in June that allows schools to hire people without formal training to be teachers.
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute officially dedicated the newly opened $45 million Lassonde Studios, a unique facility that allows business-minded students to express their creative ideas and launch companies in state-of-the-art living spaces.
Assistant attorney general Nicole Lowe's young life was more like those of the teens she now serves. In her new book, she details her experiences as a runaway in a gothic cult, battling psychological demons in the time between hallucinogenic highs.
Primary Children's Hospital has always offered educational and tutoring services, but the opening of the School Zone, a one-room school at the hospital, gives patients a sense of normalcy and helps them stay on track with their schoolwork.