Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative have been kicked down the road as a legislative committee this week heard a rundown of the work being done by the Governor's Office of Economic Development.
Alta High School has launched an investigation after reports of heckling at a girls’ soccer game, where students allegedly got out of hand. But instead of being defensive, Alta High is now playing offense.
With the state's new school report card a work in progress, Utah State Board of Education staff asked lawmakers Wednesday for alternatives to letter grades so constituents get an accurate picture of academic progress of Utah schools.
John Hollenhorst, KSL TV | PostedAug 14th - 10:15pm
After most school massacres, people look back and realize there were warning signs that everyone missed — or didn't take seriously. Now, Utah is moving toward a mental health approach designed to catch those red flags before a tragedy takes place.
Joseph Witham, St. George News | PostedAug 7th - 11:34am
A Dixie State University music professor who was fired and subsequently recommended for reinstatement says a condition of his reinstatement would force him to sign an agreement that would prevent him from teaching in his specialized field and otherwise tightly restrict his ability to function as a faculty member.
The State School Board's internal auditors will conduct an audit or survey to determine why growing numbers of Utah schoolchildren have opted out of standardized testing in recent years. The proposal is not without controversy.
The Utah State Board of Education stopped short of mandating that public schools conduct annual parent-child reunification drills, but it will require they publish reunification plans on school websites and distribute them during school registration.
Are parent-child reunification drills the next step in school safety? The State School Board is considering a policy that would require public schools to conduct such drills "so everyone is on the same page" in the event of a school evacuation.