Hundreds of students gathered Saturday at President's Circle on the University of Utah campus, to stage a walking demonstration to highlight "the authentic reality" of undocumented community members in Utah and the need for change.
Following a lifetime of preparation and four years of scrupulous training, Douglas Chan had finally opened the letter informing him where he would have an opportunity to begin his career in psychiatry.
As Utah officials prepare to disburse $74.5 million in investment earnings to Utah schools, legislation recently passed by the Utah Legislature moves oversight of the state schoolchildren's trust out from under the State School Board.
Mike Anderson, KSL TV | Posted
Mar 14th - 11:19am
Utah State University’s Outdoor Design Program is only three years old, but it has more than 180 students enrolled. And even though their first graduates won’t come until 2019, they are already placing students with jobs.
A Utah Education Association leader calls the Trump administration's plan to work with states to provide "rigorous firearms training" to school employees "absurd." The chairman of the Utah Shooting Sports Council says leave the matter to the states.
Utah lawmakers appropriated record levels of funding for public education and set higher expectations for early reading. New standards call for stepped up local accountability and action to improve on Utah's 50 percent proficiency statewide.
Denise Lavoie, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 11th - 8:56am
As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not pulling administrators into the raging debate over gun control.
If you think bionic people only exist in popular 1970s television, you probably haven't met Dr. Hugh Herr. "I'm basically a power tool," Herr joked as he addressed Utah Valley University students Wednesday.
It all started with a conversation with a student who told the East High School principal she was sleeping behind a grocery store. That led to the creation of a very special program to help the school's approximately 80 homeless students.
As Ryan Petty watched the Florida Legislature debate a school safety bill this week in the wake of the tragic shooting that took his daughter's life, he and other victims' families decided they want this time to be different.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted
Mar 8th - 6:01pm
Commonly known as the “First Lady of Utah Art,” Alice Merrill Horne, born 150 years ago this year, shaped Utah's art scene and championed many impactful policies as one of Utah's first female lawmakers.
From earmarking funds to help small, rural school districts with busing costs, as well as appropriating funds for opioid education, Utah lawmakers approved numerous public education proposals Wednesday as the 2018 Legislature winds down.