The Utah State Board of Education, meeting in a special meeting Monday, authorized $1.4 million in loans to charter schools and wrote off a $45,000 loan balance from a charter school that lost its charter last fall.
The U.S. Department of Education has granted final approval of Utah’s Every Student Succeeds Act state plan, which is essentially an application for $131 million in federal funding for programs that support vulnerable student groups.
Proposed changes to the state teacher licensure rule will exacerbate Utah's teacher shortage and contribute to inequity among students, educators told members of the Utah State Board of Education Thursday.
Amelia Murdock, a stay-at-home mother of two from Payson, decided to use her own art background to create Dash Into Reading, a colorful series of story-based early readers meant to help teach young children using the phonics method.
University of Utah Health has received a $5 million grant to develop and research tools meant to help patients sort through complex treatment options for a common heart condition called atrial fibrillation.
For the first time, the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium is bringing live animal shows outside the aquarium. Valley Fair Mall is hosting the program every other Thursday this summer, featuring a kid-centered performance with live animals.
The University of Utah on Wednesday replaced Dr. Vivian Lee, former head of health sciences and dean of the medical school, who resigned amid controversy involving the Huntsman Cancer Institute last year.
The inaugural Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs at the University of Utah were announced Tuesday, a distinction that recognizes excellence in research, clinical care and career progression in health sciences.
The top recommendations of the Utah Safe Schools Commission released Wednesday key on the availability of mental health resources in schools and the consideration of a gun violence restraining order to help enhance safety in Utah schools.
Active shooter incidents around the country — 250 from 2000 to 2017 — have heightened the public's awareness about protecting themselves and have changed law enforcement's approach to dealing with the bad guys.
Utah State University scientists received a grant of $420,000 from the U.S. Navy Division of Unconventional Warfare aimed at designing and developing synthetic spider silk material that could be used to fight enemy targets during military combat.
For the first time, the education staff at the Hill Aerospace Museum is offering a free summer program with interactive classes for children 8 years old and up to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.
Jordan School District Board of Education has approved a $710 million budget for the upcoming school year that reflects the district's priorities of student achievement, empowering employees, customer service and safety/security.