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Looking back at the ever-changing LDS Business College over the past 130 years

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 8:02pm

The LDS Business College is one of the state’s oldest higher-education institutions at 130 years old this November. Much has changed in those years for a college that began as a grade school.

Utah high school graduation rates rise again, to 85% in 2016

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 4:08pm

Utah's high school graduation rate continues to rise, with 85 percent of students having made the grades this year.

'You are why I love my job': East High teachers' loving welcome surprises students

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 23rd - 12:45pm

Teachers at East High School came up with a creative way to tell their students they care about them.

Overcrowding brings possible boundary changes at Weber County schools

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Nov 21st - 8:56pm

Already overcapacity, Fremont High School is expected to take on close to 100 new students next year. Now district leaders are taking the opportunity to consider boundary changes to help offload those numbers.

Sign of peace: Catholic school students acknowledge Bountiful police as peacekeepers

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 2:48pm

St. Olaf Catholic School students acknowledged Bountiful police as peacekeepers Wednesday by giving the department more than $800 from two fundraisers.

Utah Valley University unveils massive stained glass installation

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 8:04pm

A Guardian UK reporter called the work "one of the most spectacular stained glass windows made in the past century."

Mountain biking team out $10K worth of gear after trailer theft

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 10:57pm

Members of Skyline High School's mountain biking team are learning a tough life lesson after a trailer carrying $10,000 worth of gear was stolen from their coach's driveway.

Report: Education among worst-paying college majors in Utah

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 7:00am

Utah students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in education reported an average starting salary of $36,577. That is about half to two-thirds of what their peers in math, engineering and computer science made.

Jordan, Alpine districts look ahead to 14 new schools

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 7:06pm

Now that funding has been secured, construction projects in Jordan and Alpine School districts will begin as early as next spring, and new schools will begin opening in 2019.

Utah public schools add 10,500 students in 2016

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 8:45am

Utah's public schools added 10,580 students this year, bringing the total enrollment count to 644,476, according to numbers released Thursday by the Utah State Board of Education.

Conference gives girls hands-on learning experience in STEM fields

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 8:33pm

Volunteers with Orbital ATK hosted the 16th annual Northern Utah Expanding Your Horizons conference for young women, to help encourage the girls to pursue activities and careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

$630M in school funding hinges on Jordan, Alpine district voters

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Nov 4th - 9:33pm

Two Wasatch Front school districts have a lot at stake heading into Election Day. A pair of bond proposals together totaling more than $630 million would fund 14 new schools, five rebuilds and at least 10 renovation projects.

Utah 8th-graders post top science scores on national test

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:20am

"This is excellent news," said Mark Peterson, spokesman for the Utah State Board of Education. "To be No. 1 in the nation for eighth grade and top 10 for fourth grade is a real tribute to the teachers and their students."

Parent punches student in the stomach in a school hallway, then just walks away

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 12:32pm

Surveillance video caught a man walking down the hallway of a Washington, D.C., school and, without provocation, reaching down and punching a 7-year-old boy in the stomach. He then casually walks toward the door.

Search for Utah State University president down to four finalists

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 22nd - 1:38pm

Four finalists for president of Utah State University were named Thursday.

Report: Salaries just 'part of the solution' for Utah's teacher shortage

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 9:01am

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

Does your child's school have a high crime rate?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Oct 17th - 10:40pm

KSL Investigators look into crime at Utah schools to find out which crimes are happening the most and in which districts.

'The right thing to do': Civil Rights leader shares story at Utah conference

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 10:35pm

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.

Girl injured in roller skating accident gives back with AED donation

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Oct 15th - 11:14am

The family of Tayton Timothy, the girl who was injured in a freak roller skating accident late last year, is giving back to an elementary school that helped the Timothy family in their time of need.

School making changes after boy with autism left on bus

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:04pm

An 8-year-old boy with autism was left on a school bus Monday for most of the school day.