The University of Utah has announced plans to launch a new center, called the Marriner S. Eccles Institute of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, designed to help top students form early partnerships with prestigious employers.
The future of a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens hangs in the balance. The State Charter School Board recently voted to terminate its charter. The school is appealing the ruling.
The state school voted 12-2 Friday to begin revision of the state's health education standards, which one board member described as "primitive" while others expressed concerns that national standards will infiltrate Utah's curriculum.
Starting this fall, Park Valley School in rural Box Elder County will operate under a four-day school week. The Utah State Board of Education voted unanimously Friday afternoon to grant a three-year waiver of the state’s attendance rule.
The State Charter School Board on July 19 will accept public comment and hear a presentation by representatives of Kairos Academy, a charter school for teen moms and pregnant teens. The school is appealing a decision to revoke its charter.
The board of directors of Kairos Academy, a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens, plans to appeal a recent decision by the State Charter School Board to terminate its charter.
More than 1,400 people have signed an online petition urging a reprieve for Kairos Academy, a public charter school that serves teen moms or pregnant teens. The Utah State Charter School Board voted Tuesday to terminate its charter.