Lawmakers counter education requests: 4% boost to per-student funding, $100M for teacher retention
The value of the weighted pupil unit, the basic building block of public education funding in Utah, would be boosted 4% under the latest recommendations.
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Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 9:57pm
Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will make a campaign stop in Utah this weekend, including a day on the slopes.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 8:45pm
Sam Merrill poured in 26 points, and Justin Bean added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help Utah State pull away from hapless Wyoming, 78-58, Wednesday night at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 8:21pm
Brett Peterson, director of Utah’s Division of Juvenile Justice Services, listed off several notes on an elementary school-aged child who had been brought into a detention center.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 7:40pm
Brigham Young University has attempted to clarify changes made to the Honor Code and what those changes mean for LGBT students after the school removed the section on "homosexual behavior" from the university's code of conduct.
Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 7:33pm
A federal appeals court has upheld St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson’s already reduced prison sentence.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 7:01pm
The Walkara Way Project may soon bring 1,000 acres of public space aimed to increase recreational activity and put an end to a lengthy land dispute.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 6:34pm
“Dalton’s stepped in and saved everybody else,” BYU coach Mark Pope said, “so it’s everybody else’s time to step in and save Dalton for a little while."
Graham Dudley, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 5:34pm
The Provo City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved a much-debated new ordinance that will allow brewpubs, restaurants that brew their own beer on-site, to operate in certain sections of the city.
Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 5:11pm
Several state agencies, including the Utah Attorney General’s Office, falsely obtained more than $50 million in federal stimulus money, according to an unsealed lawsuit.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 4:46pm
A Syracuse man who allegedly told police he was setting fires inside a vacant house so he could take pictures has been charged with arson.
'I would love to play with Drew again': Former BYU star Taysom Hill reacts to Saints QB's decision to return
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 4:39pm
Drew Brees is coming back to the NFL, and presumably with the New Orleans Saints. But what does that mean for Saints backup and former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill?
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 4:13pm
About $9.4 million of the $520.5 million the U.S. Department of Transportation is investing in the nation’s airports will go to Utah, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced on Wednesday.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Feb 19th - 3:34pm
Some might want to tell that boy to clam down or to scale it back, but I think his reaction is fin-tastic.
Intermountain Livewell | Posted Feb 19th - 3:00pm
What you can expect from Primary Children's in terms of services, mental health and accessibility.
Sahalie Donaldson, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 2:42pm
Following a controversial "DEPORTM" plate, State senators Wednesday approved tighter rules on what can be requested for a personalized license plate.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 2:16pm
A Utah man has been found guilty on three counts of federal hate crimes after a jury determined he attacked a father and son at their Salt Lake tire shop because they are Mexican.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 1:18pm
The Utah Senate passed SB99 on Wednesday, legislation that creates a grant program for the training and mentorship of new and aspiring public school principals.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Feb 19th - 12:46pm
In my nearly 16 years of parenting, one thing has remained constant: diapers. Having honed my craft, I’d like to shine some much-needed light on this heavily loaded topic so you, too, can become a master diaper-changer — or at the very least, appreciate those who are.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 19th - 12:15pm
On the heels of Salt Lake City Board of Education adopting an update to its gender inclusion policies and plans for transgender students and employees Tuesday, advocates say it is key that new policies and practices foster a sense of safety and belonging.
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