Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, who was selected to be the next president of the Utah College of Applied Technology, has declined the new position after accepting a counteroffer from his current employer, the college announced Monday.
Spy Hop Productions, based in Salt Lake City, is one of 12 after-school programs being recognized on Tuesday by first lady Michelle Obama, who will present each organization with the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
A nationwide initiative aimed at encouraging parents to talk, read, sing and play with their kids to enhance brain growth launched in Salt Lake County on Tuesday at an all-day, free event hosted at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum.
Charter schools now account for more than 10 percent of Utah's public school student population, and the number of low-income students declined this year by roughly 5,000 students, according to enrollment estimates released Tuesday.
Salt Lake City education leaders on Thursday announced plans for a new community learning center at Lincoln Elementary School thanks to a private donation, as well as services by local health and community organizations.
Venezuelan students feel a measure of resistance from their home country while studying abroad, and ripples from Venezuela's turbulent financial state have made it difficult for them to keep their heads above water.
Schools that use Utah's Electronic High School, a public program that offers an alternative way for students to earn credit, may have to find another online provider to continue offering those services to students.
Representatives of Google and national charity DonorsChoose.org announced funding for more than 50 projects for special needs students in Salt Lake and Utah counties, totaling roughly $60,000 in donations.
A cyber attack that began Friday afternoon overwhelmed the Salt Lake City School District's website, phone system, and PowerSchool grading and homework tool off and on through Monday morning, according to district officials.