In a Tuesday night meeting that spilled over into the early hours of Wednesday, the Canyons Board of Education voted shortly before midnight to seek a waiver of two state-required courses for middle schoolers.
Parents packed a meeting of the Canyons School District Board of Education Tuesday night to urge the board to permit daily schedules that encourage arts education and other electives in the face of new state course requirements.
The inauguration of a new president simply requires repeating a 35-word oath. But we all know it's much more than that. And for more than a dozen Utah students heading to Washington, D.C. next week, it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
After more than 50 minutes of debate, the Utah State Board of Education on Friday granted Logan High School a waiver of the state's attendance rule due to a major snowstorm that forced district officials to call off school.
In the wake of recent severe winter storms that prompted school officials to cancel school, one State School Board member will ask the full board to consider granting affected districts one-time waivers of the state's school attendance rule.
Lisa Riley Roche and Dennis Romboy | Posted Jan 12th - 8:06am
The 2017 Legislature doesn't have to decide whether to raise taxes to bring in more money for education despite a proposed new citizens initiative that would do just that, Senate President Wayne Niederhauser said Wednesday.
Board members of the Utah School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration held an emergency session Friday to discuss what to do about 109,000 acres of school trust lands contained within the new Bears Ears National Monument.
Head Start came under scrutiny after a nationwide evaluation in 2010 delivered disappointing results, finding that initial academic improvements in 3- and 4-year-olds largely dissipated by first to third grades.
As thousands of students head off to college each year, they often leave family behind. Many also lose touch with their faith. But some University of Utah students are keeping the spiritual in their lives.
It is one of the hardest lessons to prepare for as a school. What happens when teachers quit in big numbers? One Salt Lake school found a way to stop the bleeding and keep educators from walking out the door.
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Dec 12th - 2:16pm
The Utah State Board of Education’s educational technology initiative, the Digital Teaching and Learning Grant Program, is moving forward. This program will increase infrastructure, hardware, software and more in schools around the state.