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Dixie State student claims online classes are 'sub par' in lawsuit against Utah System of Higher Education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:11pm

A Dixie State University student has sued the Utah System of Higher Education claiming the online classes “are sub-par in practically every aspect.”

In the market? Net-zero energy home built by Weber State students now for sale

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:13pm

Utahns who aspire to live sustainably may want to take a look at a recently completed home in Ogden's East Central neighborhood that's about to hit the market — sort of.

Many teachers stressed, struggling 1 month into pandemic school year

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:31am

A month into the pandemic school year, many teachers have struggled, especially those juggling online and in-person classes. Yet they remain optimistic.

Davis district to hold more in-person classes; other schools reduce face-to-face days

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated Sep 23rd - 9:30pm

As numbers of COVID-19 cases tick up, schools along the Wasatch Front are implementing large-scale but temporary schedule changes intended to mitigate spread of the coronavirus.

Heber City man charged with exploiting teen girl in Arizona

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 5:16pm

A man who worked with the Wasatch School District was charged Wednesday with soliciting explicit photos from a 15-year-old Arizona girl.

USU cancels 2021 spring break

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:50am

Utah State University has already decided to cancel spring break in 2021 because of the coronavirus.

Alta, Brighton high schools pivot to online learning; Copper Hills students to return to school Wednesday

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated Sep 22nd - 9:43pm

Two Canyons School District schools — Alta and Brighton high schools —will transition to online learning for 14 days starting Thursday following what the district described as “a sustained increase in COVID-19 cases.”

Fewer kindergarteners enrolling in Utah schools amid pandemic, state estimates show

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:09pm

An early and unofficial enrollment snapshot suggests the Utah public school headcount is slightly down from a year ago, with a notable decrease in kindergartners.

Student challenges Davis School District plans to return to class

Curt Gresseth, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:02pm

A high school student in quarantine is battling the Davis School District as it plans to return to in-person learning four days a week.

Olympus High School community a COVID-19 'hot spot,' email to families says

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated Sep 21st - 10:36pm

In the face of a recent spike of COVID-19 cases in Salt Lake County, an email sent to the Olympus High School community warned the area is “a hot spot” and urged students and families to follow public health protocols intended to help reduce spread of the virus.

Skyline, Viewmont call off Week 7 region games over COVID-19 concerns

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Sep 21st - 5:55pm

Brighton’s game at Skyline has been called off Friday night due to COVID-19 guidelines, Skyline principal Mitch Nerdin said in a letter to parents Sunday.

Timpanogos High to close Monday as another Alpine school shifts to hybrid schedule

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:51pm

Timpanogos High School will transition to a hybrid A-B schedule beginning next week, Alpine School District spokesperson Kimberly Bird confirmed to KSL.com on Friday.

Corner Canyon High School to move online amid mounting coronavirus cases

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated Sep 18th - 10:35pm

Corner Canyon High School will pivot to online learning for two weeks starting Monday but school activities will continue so long as groups do not have more than three cases of COVID-19.

Teachers union: Utah districts ‘electing to ignore’ state health recommendations as COVID-19 cases spike

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:45pm

UEA calls on governor, State School Board for 'clear, enforceable requirements' based on medical opinion.

After 17 positive tests at Riverton, Jordan school board cuts classes for 2 days of deep cleaning

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Sep 16th - 11:16pm

After 17 positive cases for COVID-19, the Jordan school board voted Wednesday night to close the school building Thursday and Friday to allow for deep cleaning.

Utah announces $4.4M in loan forgiveness settlement for students of defunct ITT Tech

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:04pm

Officials with Utah’s Division of Consumer Protection said people who attended the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute could soon have their student loans forgiven.

Corner Canyon High’s split schedule to remain in place through Sept. 25

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated Sep 16th - 9:55am

COVID-19 cases in Canyons School District climb to 83 over past 2 weeks, health department data finds.

Davis School District approves plan for more in-person classes

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Updated Sep 15th - 8:58pm

The Davis School District has approved a plan that will see its schools move away from the current hybrid model of instruction toward in-person classes most days a week.

SL School District returns to virtual classroom, sees drop in enrollment

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 15th - 7:04am

Students in the SLC School District finally had their first day of online-only classes Monday. But enrollment has taken a big hit since schools announced they would be online-only.