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Aimee Cobabe and Alex Cabrero

Researchers using dirty diapers to develop new autism test

Dirty diapers are being used by researchers at Brigham Young University as a way to try and detect autism in young children at an earlier age.
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According to Rex Brimhall, Director of Transportation for Alpine School District, yesterday a bus d...
Waverly Golden

Bus driver with Alpine School District on leave after reportedly threatening students

According to Rex Brimhall, Director of Transportation for Alpine School District, yesterday a bus driver made very inappropriate comments to students riding her bus. 
25 days ago
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Elizabeth Weiler

Are Utah parents satisfied with their work and child care balance?

Most Utah parents are happy with their work and childcare balance, but they' wouldn't mind if employers offered a few more options.
28 days ago
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Missouri school district reinstates spanking if parents OK

Spanking as punishment will be used only after other forms of discipline, including suspensions, have not been effective.
1 month ago
Recall on more than two million Mamaroo and RockaRoo infant swings and rockers...
Alejandro Lucero

4moms infant swings and rockers recalled over strangulation danger

A recall of more than 2 million MamaRoo infant swings and RockaRoo infant rockers has been issued due to a fatal infant strangulation.
2 months ago
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Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business

Snapchat rolls out option to let parents see who their teens are messaging

The new tool, called Family Center, promises to give parents more insight into who their teenagers are communicating with on the messaging app.
2 months ago
New eligibility rules for pandemic-EBT program...
Waverly Golden

New eligibility guidelines for Pandemic-EBT

Utah households will have to apply for free or reduced-price meal benefits with their local school by May 6 to possibly receive Pandemic-EBT.
6 months ago
Eighth grade students and their teacher wear masks during their dual language class at Mount Jordan...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Bill that would allow parents to sue teachers over curriculum substituted during general session

The part of a bill that would have included the ability for parents to sue teachers if they didn't like what was on the lesson plan is being substituted on Utah's Capitol hill. 
8 months ago
Woods Cross High School, one of the schools that received a 'mistake' email about COVID-positive st...
Paul Nelson

Davis School District apologizes, calls letter sent to parents about COVID-positive students ‘a mistake’

Davis School District is apologizing for a email sent by mistake, allowing students with COVID to attend class.
9 months ago
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Simone Seikaly

Salt Lake City School District to move all schools remote next week

The Salt Lake City School Board will hold an emergency session on Friday night, Jan. 14, to discuss the possibility of going to all-remote learning.
9 months ago
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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.
9 months ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

When to get your COVID booster; virus’ effects on pregnant women

Utah doctors say any day is a good day to get your COVID booster but understand that its strongest impact is 10 days after the shot.
10 months ago
substance abuse...
Mark Jackson

Bi-yearly survey finds youth substance abuse, vaping decreasing

The Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey is designed to help Utah educators and others track youth trends and plan for change.
12 months ago
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Nick Wyatt

Health department: Salt Lake City schools lowest risk of student COVID-19

The Salt Lake City School District has the lowest cumulative risk for student COVID-19 infection in Salt Lake County.
1 year ago
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Nick Wyatt

September COVID-19 school cases lower than previous projection

The state health department projected as many as 39,000 school-age cases through September, but there have been about 9,200.
1 year ago
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Curt Gresseth

A hidden consequence of Utah’s crowded classrooms?

Utah's crowded classrooms are a product of crowded classrooms reports Envision Utah, especially as teachers leave the profession.
1 year ago
(File photo: Heidi Diedker, a registered nurse with the Davis School District, times several COVID-...
Paul Nelson

Syracuse Elementary to require students be tested for COVID-19

One school is requiring students to be tested for COVID-19 before they can return to class.
1 year ago
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Nick Wyatt

Tooele County issues mask order for schools meeting COVID-19 threshold

The Tooele County mask order says schools with specific numbers of COVID-19 cases will be required to wear masks for a period of 30 days.
1 year ago
University of Utah graduation ceremony, May 6, 2017, Nick Wyatt, KSL Newsradio...
Nick Wyatt

Petition asking U. to mandate vaccines gets significant community response

Droves of students, faculty, and hospital staff are signing a petition urging the University of Utah to require vaccines.
1 year ago
Weber-Morgan Health mask...
Dan Bammes

Weber-Morgan Health Department won’t impose school mask mandates

The Weber-Morgan Board of Health voted Monday to consult with local county elected officials before imposing mask mandates on schools.
1 year ago
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Nick Wyatt

Salt Lake City schools following health department guidance after teachers possibly exposed to COVID-19

A group of Salt Lake City School District teachers was possibly exposed to COVID-19 at a district-wide meeting last week.
1 year ago
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Nick Wyatt

Granite schools report calm first week of classes

Granite School District spokesman Ben Horsley said the first week of classes went smoothly, with staff and faculty confident in the year ahead.
1 year ago
Grand County mask requirement...
Nick Wyatt

Grand County schools start with K-6 mask mandate in place

The Grand County Commission voted earlier this week to require masks in all K-6 schools for 30 days. The first day of school was Thursday.
1 year ago
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Becky Bruce

Daily COVID-19 case counts in Utah now include breakdown of school-aged children

Of the 1,116 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Utah on Friday, 216 involved children between the ages of 5 and 18, the health department said.
1 year ago

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