Education

loading="lazy" alt="florida discomfort...">
Amy Simonson, CNN

Florida bill to shield people from feeling ‘discomfort’ over historic actions by their race, nationality or gender approved by Senate committee

A bill that would prohibit Florida's public schools from making people feel "discomfort" or "guilt" based on their race received its first approval.
9 hours ago
loading="lazy" alt="FILE- Davis County School District headquarters. Photo: KSLTV...">
Mark Jones

Davis School District has 19 schools switching to online learning

Davis School District has 19 schools that will pivot to online learning starting Wednesday. In-person learning will resume on Monday.
2 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Weber High School...">
Eliza Craig

Weber High School surpasses COVID-19 case threshold, moves online

On Tuesday, Weber High School confirmed 46 positive COVID-19 cases, surpassing its threshold for in-person learning.
2 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="students shooting...">
Dan Bammes and Eliza Craig

Hunter High students grieve the loss of their peers

Many in the Granite School District community are in mourning today. On Thursday, two students from Hunter High School died in a shooting.
6 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="teacher sexual abuse...">
Eliza Craig

Grantsville PE teacher accused of sexually abusing student

A Grantsville physical education and health teacher was booked into jail on charges of sexual abuse of a student.
6 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="granite school district...">
Simone Seikaly

Granite District announces distance learning Jan. 18 through Jan. 21

One in five students tested positive for COVID-19 in recent Test to Stay events across the district, Superintendent Nye said.
7 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="school state letter...">
Eliza Craig

State leaders in letter to schools: here’s how to go remote without ‘Test to Stay’

Every school in the state received the same letter. Utah leaders laid out a plan for schools to move online without Test to Stay protocols.
7 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="shelter-in-place shooting...">
Eliza Craig, Paul Nelson, Becky Bruce, and Kira Hoffelmeyer

UPDATE: Victims identified, suspect in custody after deadly shooting near Hunter High School

West Valley City police say the shooting, near Hunter High School, involved two groups of students, some possibly from another school.
7 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="mental health help...">
Curt Gresseth

Mental health needs spike during pandemic, but help in Utah abundant, free

The need for mental health services reached new heights in Utah last year, but a physician said help is available and free in the state.
7 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Test to Stay schools...">
Dan Bammes

Utah schools face Test to Stay challenges, lawmakers will consider pausing the program

Some schools don't have the resources to test their students for Test to Stay. Now, Utah lawmakers are considering pausing the program.
7 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Canyons School District offices are pictured in Sandy. Canyons School District announced a day of o...">
Mark Jones

Canyons School District announces a day of online learning next week

The Canyons School District announced it will switch to a day of online learning on Tuesday, Jan. 18. In-person learning will resume on Jan. 19.
9 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="bomb threat Black Cultural Center...">
Eliza Craig

U of U police investigate bomb threat against Black Cultural Center

University of Utah police secured the Black Cultural Center at the University of Utah after a bomb threat against it early Tuesday. 
9 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="FILE- Davis County School District headquarters. Photo: KSLTV...">
Martha Harris

Davis School District launches video series encouraging inclusivity

The Davis School District released Monday the first episode in a video series focused on improving the culture within the schools.
10 days ago
Council mask order...
Eliza Craig and Dan Bammes

Salt Lake County Council Chair will not call a special session on the indoor mask order

The Salt Lake County Council chair will not be calling a meeting to keep the health department's indoor mask order from taking effect.
10 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="granite school district...">
Mark Jackson and Kate Davis

Granite students get three non-attendance days

Granite School District is providing three non-attendance days this school year. These are needed largely due to worker shortages and pandemic illnesses.
13 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="The Davis School District Administrative Services Center is pictured in Farmington on Tuesday, Nov....">
Dan Bammes

Davis school board updates a packed meeting on inclusion efforts

A Davis school board meeting was packed to the brim Tuesday night with those eager to hold the district to their promise to combat racism.
15 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="chicago union...">
Theresa Waldrop and Omar Jimenez, CNN

Chicago Public Schools cancel classes after union votes to go virtual

More than 340,000 students will be shut out of school Wednesday after a deadlock between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district over Covid-19 safety.
15 days ago
TikTok ban...
Curt Gresseth

Is it time for parents to remove kids from social media?

The Granite School District asks parents to take their children off social media if they can't monitor their kids' use of the apps.
16 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="davis district...">
Eliza Craig

Davis district initiates new partnership in efforts against racism in schools

A Davis School District news release announced the district is bringing in new partners for a program to combat racism and discrimination in schools. 
16 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="(File photo)...">
Paul Nelson

Jordan School District regrets bus driver shortage that caused delays

Jordan School District is dealing with a bus driver shortage that created for a short delay on Monday.
17 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Follow @SimoneSeikaly...">
Simone Seikaly

UofU responds to lawsuit that claims it didn’t act after report of rape

The lawsuit filed on behalf of a female UVU student claims that both UVU and the UofU failed to act after she reported she'd been raped.
28 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Head Start...">
Jacob Rueda

Utah joins lawsuit against Biden’s Head Start COVID-19 mandate

Utah AG Sean Reyes said in a statement that the mandates are "arbitrary and capricious," and violate a number of different laws.
28 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="student loan payments...">
COLLEEN LONG Associated Press

Moratorium extended, student loan payments on hold through May 1

Interest rates will remain at 0% during the period through May 1, and debt collection efforts will be suspended.
29 days ago
loading="lazy" alt="Three students face felony charges for perpetuating threats against their school....">
Mark Jones

Roosevelt students face felony charges after making threats against school

Three Roosevelt City students are being charged with felonies after perpetuating threats against their school. No threats were realized.
30 days ago

Today’s Top Stories