The Utah County Health Department foster grandparent program has been providing assistance to schoolchildren for 50 years. Marie Hansen, of Spanish Fork, is the department's oldest and longest-serving volunteer at age 93.
About 20 students in fifth through eighth grades in the Duchesne and Uintah school districts visited the University of Utah on Wednesday afternoon to explore the campus and participate in a dissection of a cow heart.
In the midst of an intensifying teacher shortage, Utah lawmakers and education leaders are looking for ways to improve collaboration between K-12 and higher education when it comes to preparing new teachers.
Students at Alta High School this fall will be able to apply to a new program through the University of Utah that will allow them to complete their college general education coursework during their final high school years.
Abby Hobbs, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jun 26th - 8:08pm
The federally funded Summer Food Service Program has responded to Utah's more than 220,000 hungry students by opening 45 new locations this year, making the state home to 283 free summer lunch spots for kids from low-income families.
Gov. Herbert says in order to continue establishing Utah as one of the foremost leaders in technology development for years into the future, the state will have to make a sustained, concerted effort to create a workforce pipeline through education.