Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and school safety.
The Utah Digital Learning Task Force, created by the Legislature to form a plan for bringing technology into Utah classrooms, will employ a California-based consulting firm to help develop the plan, state education leaders announced Friday.
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.