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How Roy High boosted graduation rates from 70% to 92%

How Roy High boosted graduation rates from 70% to 92%

Deanie Wimmer, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 23 - 10:04 a.m.

Roy High School has accomplished something few thought was possible by aligning community to invest in the lives of students. Now other schools are taking note.
5th grader doles out THC gummies at North Ogden school; parent under investigation

5th grader doles out THC gummies at North Ogden school; parent under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 3:05 p.m.

An elementary school student in North Ogden recently brought a bag of THC gummies to school from home, believing they were candy, and shared them with other students, police say.
Bountiful Elementary School receives kindness award

Bountiful Elementary School receives kindness award

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 10:46 a.m.

Cultivating a culture of kindness, the campaign One Kind Act a Day is celebrating Bountiful Elementary students with a special honor.
Why writing by hand beats typing for enhancing memory, learning

Why writing by hand beats typing for enhancing memory, learning

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 8:29 a.m.

At a time when schools are abandoning teaching cursive, and texting and typing overtake penning notes by significant margins, science suggests that writing things down by hand set them in memory better, enhancing learning.
'Reaching higher': Pacific Islander teens encouraged to mull the gamut of professional options

'Reaching higher': Pacific Islander teens encouraged to mull the gamut of professional options

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 7:01 p.m.

The PolyStrong foundation hosted a summit for Pacific Islander teens to encourage them to consider all professional possibilities, even those that may seem outside their realm.
Board votes to continue study of 2-way split of Alpine School District

Board votes to continue study of 2-way split of Alpine School District

Larry D. Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 15 - 9:23 p.m.

The Alpine School District Board of Education voted Tuesday to continue a study of a potential two-way split of the Alpine School District.
'They belong here': U. hosts 5th and 6th graders from West Valley City schools

'They belong here': U. hosts 5th and 6th graders from West Valley City schools

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 8:32 p.m.

University of Utah Health hosted a contingent of students from four West Valley City schools in part to introduce them to the idea of attending college when they're older.
Alpine School District approves exception to honor graduate who died from cancer

Alpine School District approves exception to honor graduate who died from cancer

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 15 - 7:32 p.m.

After the community banded together around a former classmate who died of cancer earlier this year, the Alpine School District approved an exception for her to be recognized at American Fork High School's graduation.
Utah legislative auditors recommend that this rural school district pay teachers more

Utah legislative auditors recommend that this rural school district pay teachers more

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted May 15 - 6:31 p.m.

A new legislative audit has found that teachers in Juab School District have less experience than those in peer school districts, which raises concerns that "teacher inexperience can negatively impact student learning."
Utah school districts working to prioritize what stays when COVID-19 relief money runs dry

Utah school districts working to prioritize what stays when COVID-19 relief money runs dry

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 15 - 11:03 a.m.

Utah's school districts are working to figure out how they will continue to pay for programs propped up by COVID-19 relief funds.
Lehi High School students band together to help injured teacher

Lehi High School students band together to help injured teacher

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 13 - 10:25 p.m.

On Monday, students at Lehi High School came together to help a teacher injured during class last Friday.
Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Snow College, UVU partnership will help rural school districts

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 12 - 12:17 p.m.

Snow College and Utah Valley University have reached an agreement that will hopefully benefit students — their own, and those in rural Utah schools.
Lehi High teacher hospitalized after unspecified 'accident' at school

Lehi High teacher hospitalized after unspecified 'accident' at school

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 10:14 p.m.

A teacher at Lehi High School was seriously injured in an undisclosed accident at the school Friday.
2 Utah high schoolers named Presidential Scholars

2 Utah high schoolers named Presidential Scholars

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10 - 8:43 p.m.

Utah high school seniors Joseph Tsai and Audrey Su were named Thursday as 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar recipients.
High schoolers unveil finished class project: An affordable Sandy home

High schoolers unveil finished class project: An affordable Sandy home

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 7:06 p.m.

Marie Willson and her Canyons Technical Education Center classmates spent 10 to 12 hours a week constructing a 1,900-square-foot house at 142 Cottage Avenue, in Sandy.
Weber School District projects outlined in $279M bond move ahead — but they'll cost $60M more

Weber School District projects outlined in $279M bond move ahead — but they'll cost $60M more

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 8 - 8:04 a.m.

Weber School District officials are in the final stages of seeking $60 million in bond funds to supplement a $279 million bond issue approved by voters in 2021 for new schools.
Utah school trust hits record $3.3B

Utah school trust hits record $3.3B

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7 - 10:28 p.m.

Utah's Permanent State School Fund, an endowment created to support public schools, has hit a record $3.3 billion, Utah Treasurer Marlo Oaks announced Monday.
Program that helps feed Utah children loses major funding after donation pull

Program that helps feed Utah children loses major funding after donation pull

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 4 - 7:05 p.m.

A program that feeds nearly 20,000 kids in northern Utah needs local help after a major donator pulled a $300,000 donation.
'Great jobs': Salt Lake students get a peek into life science industry at Human Innovation Day

'Great jobs': Salt Lake students get a peek into life science industry at Human Innovation Day

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 3 - 7:05 p.m.

Some Salt Lake City School District students spent Friday getting an inside look at potential future STEM careers as part of the second annual Human Innovation Day.
Changes to University of Utah's diversity policies coming into focus; potential impact still unclear

Changes to University of Utah's diversity policies coming into focus; potential impact still unclear

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 12:03 p.m.

The University of Utah has released preliminary details of some of the changes to its equity, diversity and inclusion policies, as required by HB261, approved by lawmakers this year.
Local, federal law enforcement investigate bomb threats after 'furry' outrage at middle school

Local, federal law enforcement investigate bomb threats after 'furry' outrage at middle school

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 2 - 10:54 a.m.

The Payson Police Department on Wednesday said it and federal law enforcement partners are investigating bomb threats made against Mt. Nebo Middle School.
Teachers' salaries are the highest in over a decade. Why it's still not enough

Teachers' salaries are the highest in over a decade. Why it's still not enough

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 2 - 10:05 a.m.

A new study reports the highest salaries for teachers in 14 years. Calculated against inflation, though, it drops below levels in 2008 and 2009.
Board votes to change Utah high school rules for transfer, international students

Board votes to change Utah high school rules for transfer, international students

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 1 - 8:33 p.m.

The board of the Utah High School Activities Association voted Wednesday to limit the way student-athletes attending Utah schools on F1 visas can participate in sanctioned sports.
'We truly want these educators': Utah officials reach out to immigrants to fill need for teachers

'We truly want these educators': Utah officials reach out to immigrants to fill need for teachers

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 1 - 8:05 a.m.

Utah Board of Education officials helped host a workshop meant to help immigrants navigate the process of converting their foreign credentials into Utah teaching licenses.
Alpine School District moves forward with study of 2 potential reconfiguration options

Alpine School District moves forward with study of 2 potential reconfiguration options

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 8:33 p.m.

The Alpine School District Board of Education on Tuesday voted to continue studying two potential options for how Utah's largest school district could be reconfigured going forward.