Tammy Webber and Stephen Groves, Associated Press | PostedJul 25th - 11:56am
As they decide how their children will learn this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents are anxiously weighing the benefits of in-person instruction against the risks that schools could shut their doors again or that their children could contract the virus.
Parents everywhere are torn between the need to get children back in school and the fear that it is not safe for them to do so. Here are three things we can do to find hope in the unknown as we prepare for back to school.
Scott McFetridge, Associated Press | PostedJul 20th - 9:00am
School districts that plan to reopen classrooms in the fall are wrestling with whether to require teachers and students to wear face masks — an issue that has divided urban and rural schools and yielded widely varying guidance.
Stargazing Utahns may have already seen Comet NEOWISE, which is visible above the northwest horizon about an hour and half after sunset. Utah State University’s Space Dynamics Lab played a key role in the comet’s discovery.
Adriana Gomez Licon and Adam Geller, Associated Press | PostedJul 13th - 6:26am
The resurgence of the coronavirus in the United States ignited fierce debate Monday about whether to reopen schools, as global health officials warned that the pandemic will intensify unless more countries adopt comprehensive plans to combat it.
Michalyn Steele, a professor in the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU, has been added to a committee tasked with improving racial equality on campus, according to emails sent by BYU president Kevin Worthen to members of a BYU alumni group for Native Americans.
Michelle R. Smith and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | PostedJul 8th - 10:15pm
President Donald Trump insists that schools reopen this fall. Many parents, educators, doctors and economists want the same thing. But getting children back to school safely could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed.