After two audits found "widespread and varied violations of state law" on school fees, a state lawmaker sponsoring legislation intended to bring Utah schools into compliance said the answer is found in a 1994 permanent injunction.
A white nationalist group that has focused its recruiting efforts on college campuses recently posted flyers and unfurled banners at the University of Utah and around Salt Lake City in an attempt to recruit in the Beehive State.
A message found at South Jordan Middle School threatening a school shooting this week was determined not valid, but there is an increased police presence at the school this week nonetheless, officials say.
Starting this fall, Utah Valley University will partner with Silicon Slopes to offer a technology management emphasis master's in business administration at the nonprofit organization's headquarters in Lehi.
The House Education Committee on Monday gave unanimous support to HB260, which creates the Access Utah Promise Scholarship. It which would cover costs of tuition and student fees where federal financial aid falls short for low-income students.
After a total of three hours of discussion and debate, the Utah State Board of Education has granted reprieves to two schools facing sanctions after standardized tests showed worsening academic performance.
The State School Board on Friday updated its rule on the use of privately owned cellphones and other electronic devices at school, requiring districts and charters to establish policies and conduct schoolwide trainings.
Some State School Board members on Thursday questioned the need for HB71, which clarifies that educators can teach facts about contraception, while others said clarity is needed because teachers fear saying the wrong thing will cost them their jobs.
The House Education Committee unanimously endorsed HB120, an omnibus measure intended to enhance students' physical and emotional safety through initiatives to hire more support personnel and add physical safety measures.
Holy mitigation, Batman! The Davis School District will spend nearly $350,000 to seal gaps in Davis High School that have allowed Brazilian free-tailed bats to enter the Kaysville school and occupy its band room and child care area.