Already overcapacity, Fremont High School is expected to take on close to 100 new students next year. Now district leaders are taking the opportunity to consider boundary changes to help offload those numbers.
Utah students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in education reported an average starting salary of $36,577. That is about half to two-thirds of what their peers in math, engineering and computer science made.
Volunteers with Orbital ATK hosted the 16th annual Northern Utah Expanding Your Horizons conference for young women, to help encourage the girls to pursue activities and careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Two Wasatch Front school districts have a lot at stake heading into Election Day. A pair of bond proposals together totaling more than $630 million would fund 14 new schools, five rebuilds and at least 10 renovation projects.
"This is excellent news," said Mark Peterson, spokesman for the Utah State Board of Education. "To be No. 1 in the nation for eighth grade and top 10 for fourth grade is a real tribute to the teachers and their students."
Surveillance video caught a man walking down the hallway of a Washington, D.C., school and, without provocation, reaching down and punching a 7-year-old boy in the stomach. He then casually walks toward the door.
In an election brief authored in partnership with the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and Hinckley Institute of Politics, researchers called on lawmakers to address low teacher pay but also to invest in professional development a
Once a white woman fighting for civil rights in the deep South, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland now she travels the country sharing her story. At a stop in Utah, she met up with a young girl who traveled hours just to see her.