Children in Utah are in the top 10 among all U.S. states in key wellness indicators, but are worse off than most of their counterparts in education, according an annual report released by charitable organization Annie E. Casey Founda
Thousands of school nutritionists from around the country gathered in Salt Lake City on Monday to find innovative solutions that could help them provide meals that are both nutritious and eye-catching for students.
In the coming school year, the School LAND Trust program will provide Utah public schools with $45.8 million, a 17 percent increase from last year and the largest payout in the program's 15-year history.
There are 33,000 teachers and administrators in Utah public schools. The Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission is investigating 43 cases of impropriety, and three of those cases involve sex with a student.
School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to underperforming career teachers.
The Granite Board of Education is considering proposals to change Cottonwood and Cyprus high schools into 9-12 schools, a model unlike most schools in the Wasatch Front that include only 10th- through 12th-graders.
What costs $2,000, solves a big headache for the Salt Lake City School District and comes with 400 legs? One hundred hungry goats are clearing a hillside the environmentally friendly way — one chomp at a time.
Hundreds of high school-aged girls are attending an engineering camp this summer at the University of Utah. It's just one way to get more girls interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
Utah college students are less likely than students elsewhere to have unpaid student loans upon graduation, and indebted graduates in the state usually owe less than the national average, according to a report by the Utah System of Higher Education.