Education + Schools

A lone American flag waves in the morning breeze Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2002, at the Bonneville Salt F...
Allessandra Harris

Water may be the solution to saving the salt flats

With the Bonneville Salt Flats eroding, newly discovered research may have found a way to save them.
6 hours ago
utah capitol pictured, a new law centers adoption legal expenses open records utah...
Curt Gresseth

Bill creating Utah AI lab advances, would test tech, prevent missteps

SB 149 would create an AI lab and test technology while protecting the public in Utah.
1 day ago
The block U appears on the University of Utah, the school will no longer require sat or act scores...
Heather Peterson

University of Utah indefinitely pauses SAT and ACT admissions requirements

The University of Utah paused its SAT and ACT requirements two years ago, but the policy has now been extended indefinitely.
1 day ago
Shane Romano and Sami Sowers take a rest in the shade at Sunnyside Park in Salt Lake City, Tuesday,...
Mark Jackson

SLC Council considering proposal to lease section of neighborhood park to University of Utah

SLC Council is considering a proposal to lease a little over an acre of Sunnyside Park to the University of Utah for a new baseball stadium.
2 days ago
school bus is snowy, cache county school district apologized for not having a snow day...
Jessica Lowell

Cache County School District apologizes for not holding a snow day

The Cache County School District decided to hold a regular school day on Tuesday despite weather conditions. 
2 days ago
utah senate shown, microschools in utah getting new regulations...
Heather Peterson

Bill regulating microschools in Utah heads to governor’s desk

Microschools in Utah would be treated more like a business and less like a school under a proposed law.
2 days ago
Chronic absenteeism, classroom...
Eric Cabrera

Proposed law addresses chronic absenteeism in schools

A new law aims to identify and address students who are continuously absent from school in grades K-12 by bring teacher and parents together.
3 days ago
students walk to a bus, kindness ewalls coming to utah's k-12 schools...
Britt Johnson

Schools in Utah to get Kindness eWalls

Kindness eWalls display positive messages submitted by a school's students, teachers and parents.
4 days ago
Utah State School Board Member Natalie Cline announced over Facebook Monday that she is running for...
Derrick Jones

Natalie Cline announces run for reelection after being asked to resign

The news comes just days after a special board meeting where the school board censured Cline and asked her to resign over a controversial social media.
4 days ago
Sour gummy worms colored in red, green, yellow, and blue...
Mariah Maynes

Can sour candy ease anxiety and panic attacks?

Experts say a TikTok trend where people suck on sour candy to ease anxiety or panic attacks, can work.  
5 days ago
University graduates are pictured on Thursday, April 27, 2023....
Britt Johnson

Utah out-paces most of the country in college enrollment

Utah had a 4.3% college enrollment growth for Fall 2023 and is the second highest in the country. Montana is in first place with 7.1% growth.
7 days ago
a special education teacher and her students, utah...
Emma Keddington

Special education students in Utah should be included in mainstream classes, lawmaker says

A proposed bill would have special education students in Utah learn alongside their general education peers, all in the same classroom.
8 days ago
Fort Herriman Principal Glen Richins in three of the outfits he's worn to school. His plan is to he...
Heather Peterson

On Thursday, the principal at Fort Herriman Middle School is dressed for success

Principal Glen Richins dresses in different outfits each Thursday, mostly depicting careers offered in his district's technical programs.
8 days ago
natalie cline nameplate...
Simone Seikaly and Sam Herrera

Gov. Cox signs resolution to censure school board member Natalie Cline

On Thursday, the governor signed the resolution to censure Utah State Board of Education Member Natalie Cline.
8 days ago
FILE: The Utah State Board of Education is pictured in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Bo...
Logan Stefanich

Utah Board of Education votes unanimously to request Natalie Cline’s immediate resignation

In addition to asking for her resignation, the board voted to formally censure Cline and remove her from committee assignments.
9 days ago
jordan school district building shown, the district will have ai in its schools...
Heather Peterson

Jordan School District joins program to use AI in classrooms

The Jordan School District is now one of 1500 school districts in America using AI as a tool in their classrooms.
9 days ago
The block U appears on the University of Utah, the school will no longer require sat or act scores...
Mariah Maynes

Policy brief shows higher education benefits for individuals, communities

According to the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, economic data shows that the completion of higher education benefits individuals and their communities. 
9 days ago
FILE: The Utah State Board of Education is pictured in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. Bo...
Simone Seikaly

Utah Education Board member responds to critics ahead of meeting

Natalie Cline, the subject of a Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, says she hasn't had time to prepare a defense.
9 days ago
Utah State School Board Member Natalie Cline announced over Facebook Monday that she is running for...
Adam Small

State of Board of Education calls special meeting for potential punishment for Natalie Cline

The Utah State Board of Education has called for a special meeting on Wednesday to mull over potential punishment for board member Natalie Cline, amid a growing number of people calling for her to resign.
10 days ago
FILE: Mountain View Elementary coach and teacher Katelyn Bradley instructs students during a team p...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Committee advances bill preventing Utah public teachers, staff from expressing political opinions

Draper Rep. Jeffrey Stenquist said HB303 reassures parents that kids are only being taught the curriculum. Opponents say the bill's vague language is problematic.
11 days ago
utah lawmakers shown, a new resolution wants to address the natalie cline controversy...
LINDSAY AERTS AND LARRY D. CURTIS, KSL TV

Utah House opens resolution to address actions of education board member Natalie Cline

The House voted unanimously to open a bill file titled “Resolution to Address State School Board Member Natalie Cline.”
14 days ago
NIL contracts hearing...
Adam Small

Bill to block public access to NIL contracts advances in Utah Legislature

Rep. Jordan Teuscher says student-athlete NIL contracts should stay private because they don't involve government entities.
14 days ago
The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) removed a rule that required members to put a disclosure o...
SHELBY LOFTON KSLTV.com

Parents of female student-athlete at the center of controversy call on school board member to resign

Parents are calling on Board of Education member Natalie Cline to resign after she insinuated in a social media post that their child was transgender.
16 days ago
Utah State School Board Member Natalie Cline announced over Facebook Monday that she is running for...
Jessica Lowell and Sam Herrera

Reaction continues after Utah education official’s social media post implying a student was transgender

Utah School Board of Education member Natalie Cline shared photos from the Instagram account of a high school basketball team.
16 days ago