Education + Schools

a helicopter shown, vertiport demonstration tonight...
Sam Herrera

LISTEN: UDOT and USU to conduct vertiport demonstration

The Utah Department of Transportation and Utah State University will conduct the state's first vertiport demonstration Monday night.
11 hours ago
West High Principal Jared Wright with James Yapias in front of west high clinic sign...
Amanda Dickson

Healthcare inside West High School

The West High School Clinic allows students to see nurses, pediatricians, psychiatrists and psychologists right inside their school.
16 hours ago
BYU nursing student Jane Pearson smiles before donating her bone marrow in late 2023....
Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.COM

BYU student donates bone marrow to potentially save stranger’s life

BYU nursing student Jane Pearson is donating bone marrow to a stranger through the National Marrow Donor Program.
22 hours ago
Students walk at the University of Utah...
Amanda Dickson

Dickson: Who goes to summer school?

KSL NewsRadio host Amanda Dickson reflects on her first week of teaching summer classes at the University of Utah.
5 days ago
Disagree better toolkit...
Don Brinkerhoff

Local professors create ‘Disagree Better’ toolkit for parents

Professors created "Disagree Better" toolkit which includes free online courses to help parents teach kids ways to handle disagreements.
5 days ago
Samantha Corey poses with several members of the American Fork High School football team....
Kyle Remund

Deceased student will be honored at American Fork High School graduation following outcry

Alpine School District has announced that Samantha Corey, a student whose life was lost to cancer, will now be recognized at the graduation ceremony for American Fork High School.
6 days ago
A fly fisherman casts near snow banks in Big Cottonwood Creek in Big Cottonwood Canyon....
Heather Peterson

Restoring biodiversity to wetlands sites in Salt Lake

Along with the U of U and others, Salt Lake City Public Lands hopes to return biodiversity to the wetlands of the Jordan River watershed.
6 days ago
31 students received their associate's degrees Monday from SLCC's Prison Education Program....
Kyle Remund

Record number of inmates earn degrees through SLCC program

A record number of inmates at the Utah State Correctional Facility received their degree from Salt Lake Community College's Prison Education Program this year.
6 days ago
Image of a crosswalk sign. A crossing guard in Sandy, Utah, is retiring, after helping students cro...
Heather Peterson

Sandy crossing guard retiring after more than 30 years

Janice Parker found her passion while her child attended Park Lane Elementary. She would become Sandy Police's first-ever crossing guard supervisor.
7 days ago
lehi high school alpine school district teacher...
Kennedy Camarena

Lehi High School teacher injured in undisclosed accident

An undisclosed accident at Lehi High School hospitalized a teacher; it is under investigation.
10 days ago
Police in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, detain people pulled from a U-Haul truck near the city's Pride cele...
Curt Gresseth

Lawyer rips Idaho prosecutor for not charging 18-year-old man, who allegedly yelled racist and sexual slurs at U. women’s basketball players

KSL's legal analyst criticizes a northern Idaho prosecutor's decision not to charge a young man accused of shouting racist and sexual slurs at black players on the University of Utah women's basketball team while in Coeur d'Alene.
10 days ago
walmart store sign covered, walmart hiring people without college degrees for high-paying positions...
Sam Herrera

LISTEN: Walmart hiring more workers without college degrees for high-paying corporate jobs

In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Walmart U.S. CEO spoke on the company's efforts to hire and promote employees without college degrees.
12 days ago
Utah teacher starting pay is 10th in the nation....
Dave Noriega and Debbie Dujanovic

Would you choose to be a teacher if your starting salary was $49,555?

An April report found the Utah teacher average starting pay sat shy of $50,000 in the 2022-2023 school year.
12 days ago
Going to college has benefits and drawbacks. It's deciding for yourself that matters....
Amanda Dickson

Dickson: To go to college or not to go to college – that is the question

From the debt you could incur to the pay you could earn, college has its benefits and drawbacks. Read this before you decide.
12 days ago
A student uses their phone while walking between classes at Cyprus High School in Magna on Friday, ...
Curt Gresseth

Granite School District lays down the law on cellphones in schools

The Granite School District is rolling out a districtwide policy on using and misusing cellphones and other personal electronic devices in schools.
12 days ago
Image of a teenager using a cell phone between classes at Cyprus High School in Magna on Friday, Ja...
Curt Gresseth and Kyle Remund

Norway’s ban on cellphones in middle schools shows positive results. Will Utah do the same?

A brain performance specialist discusses a study that found improvements in girls' grades and a dropoff in school bullying for both boys and girls after Norway banned cellphones in middle schools.
13 days ago
The protests grew after an encampment on the campus of Columbia University in New York City led to ...
Alex Leeds Matthews, Krystina Shveda, Amy O'Kruk and Renée Rigdon, CNN

Map: Where university protesters have been arrested

As pro-Palestinian protests have erupted on college campuses nationwide, protesters continue to be arrested.
15 days ago
On Friday morning, parents and young students gathered near Emerson Elementary School to rally over...
Adam Small

Utah parents, students rally over rollout of new controversial bathroom law

Specifically, parents in the Salt Lake City School district attended a rally to show disapproval for the bathroom law rollout process.
18 days ago
utah valley university sign pictured, uvu freshman housing now available for first time...
Simone Seikaly

‘Don’t listen to the nos’ UVU commencement speaker tells students

UVU grads were just as inspiring to speaker Jamie Kern Lima as she hoped to be for them, she said of her 2024 commencement speech.
18 days ago
President Elizabeth "Betsy" Cantwell, left, applauds after Gail Miller gave the commencement addres...
Collin Leonard, KSL.com

Gail Miller tells USU graduates to ‘lead with love’

Gail Miller gave students advice based on her decades of business experience and philanthropy, saying one of the guiding principles of the Larry H. Miller Company has been "be a student, be a teacher, be a leader."
18 days ago
A pro-Palestinian protest happened outside the Jon M. Huntsman Center during the University of Utah...
Emma Keddington

Pro-Palestinian protestors gather outside University of Utah commencement, move to county jail

Dozens of pro-Palestinian protestors gathered outside the University of Utah commencement ceremony, moved to the Salt Lake County Jail.
18 days ago
President Joe Biden speaks in south carolina, biden spoke today about recent college campus protest...
Mariah Maynes

President Biden addresses recent college campus protests

President Biden delivered a speech addressing recent college campus protests on Thursday morning, saying that violence is illegal.
19 days ago
Ashnaelle Bijoux poses on campus, Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Norwich Free Academy in Norwich, Con...
COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer

Experts fear ‘catastrophic’ college declines due to botched FAFSA rollout

The bungled rollout of a new federal student aid form has left millions of students in limbo and some wondering if their college dreams will survive.
19 days ago
Utah High School Activities Association attorney Mark Van Wagoner discusses new transfer and F1 vis...
Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts

Board votes to change Utah high school rules for transfer, international students

The visa rule changes mean schools have to decide how they want to treat students using F1 visas to attend and play sports.
19 days ago