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alpine school district...
Chris Jacobs

Alpine School District welcomes 85,000 students back to school

In total, Alpine School District, the state's largest school district, welcomed 85,000 students to 93 schools.
2 days ago
west high protest...
Simone Seikaly

Utah judge cancels hearing on trans athlete ruling in favor of written opinion

Tuesday's hearing was scheduled to issue a ruling on a request for a preliminary injunction against a Utah law that bans transgender athletes from competing in girls' high school sports.
3 days ago
A woman texts on a cell phone. Eisenhower Middle School has banned phones...
Samantha Herrera

Utah middle school bans phones from entire school day

Eisenhower Middle School will not allow students to use their phones this year, even during lunch.
4 days ago
Mayor Mendenhall speaks about the salt lake city school district and UTA partnership....
KATE DAVIS

Salt Lake City School District students and staff get free UTA passes

Students and staff in the Salt Lake City School District have started receiving their free UTA passes, which cover most transportation services.
7 days ago
An open book on a table in the library...
Jessica Lowell

Alpine School District restricts 52 library books

The Alpine School District recently put restrictions on 52 library books, many of which represent marginalized communities.
7 days ago
A man will not be able to claim self-defense in a shooting where he's accused of paralyzing a woman...
Aimee Cobabe

Judge considering injunction to allow transgender girls to play girls high school sports

Attorneys for three transgender girls are asking a judge to grant them an injunction on Utah's law barring these individuals from competing in high school sports that matches the gender they identify with.
8 days ago
Back-to-school shopping display is pictured....
Lindsay Aerts

Back-to-school shopping this year will have families navigating rising prices

Back-to-school shopping will be a little more expensive this year as families navigate rising prices.
9 days ago
children at an assembly pictured. The first day of school is coming up...
Samantha Herrera

First day of school dates for schools along the Wasatch Front

The first day of the 2022-2023 school is just weeks away for most school districts along the Wasatch Front. Here's a list of those days.
10 days ago
Doing school online during the pandemic has put student behind academically....
Samantha Herrera

Study shows pandemic put students behind almost 5 years

Online school through the pandemic has proven to put students further behind than originally thought, study shows.
15 days 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.
4 months ago
The Salt Lake School Board eliminated 42 teaching positions because of dropping enrollment numbers....
Martha Harris, Paul Nelson, and Kira Hoffelmeyer

42 teaching positions eliminated in SLC from decline in student enrollment

The board eliminated 42 teaching positions because of dropping enrollment numbers
7 months ago
school masks...
Paul Nelson

SLC students appear to keep masks on, despite mandate being rescinded

Students in Salt Lake City continued to wear masks Monday, despite a mask mandate no longer in effect.
7 months ago
mask mandates in utah...
Curt Gresseth

“Not unexpected” said Dr. Dunn after mask mandates in Utah shot down

Exec. director at Salt Lake County Health, Dr. Angela Dunn discusses repealing mask mandates in Utah and the importance of face masks in public.
7 months ago
utah student achievement COVID-19...
Kate Davis, Aimee Cobabe

BREAKING: dozens of students in the Salt Lake City district received a mask exemption

The Salt Lake City School District reported the number of students in each school who received a mask mandate exemption. 
7 months ago
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.
7 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.
7 months ago
substance abuse...
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.
7 months ago
Utah schools remote...
Paul Nelson

Park City High School starts ‘test to stay’ protocol for COVID-19, other schools likely to follow

The 'test to stay' protocol is now being enforced at Park City High School after a high number of COVD-19 cases.
7 months ago
Utah children and COVID-19 kids spread COVID-19 herd immunity...
Paul Nelson

Utah children and COVID: four have died, child vaccinations are above average

The number of Utah children that died of COVID-19 is low, health officials fear that may lull parents into false security.
7 months ago
FILE - A doctor loads a dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, at ...
LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE Associated Press

US advisers endorse Pfizer COVID boosters for younger teens

Earlier this week, the FDA authorized a Pfizer booster for kids ages 12 to 15 as well. But first, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must sign off.
8 months 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.
8 months ago
COVID vaccination rates...
Paul Nelson

Health officials see a high number of young kids getting COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine has been available to kids ages 5-11 for just over a week, UDOH reports 36,774 kids in that age group have received at least one dose.
9 months ago
football coach...
Curt Gresseth

Religious exemption or not, Washington State coach loses job

A religious exemption won't keep you from being terminated from your job because you refuse to get vaccinated, said a Utah defense attorney.
10 months ago
University of Utah...
Nick Wyatt

University of Utah asks for COVID-19 tests ahead of return from fall break

The University of Utah is asking students, staff, and faculty to get tested for COVID-19 before returning to campus from fall break.
10 months ago

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