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Utah Teacher of Year 2023...
Mark Jones

Delta teacher named 2023 Utah Teacher of the Year

An agriculture, biology, leadership, and communications teacher at the Delta Technical Center, Chad Warnick has been selected as the 2023 Utah Teacher of the Year.
27 days ago
bachelor's degree at SUU human trafficking scholarships...
Curt Gresseth

Preferred pronouns collide with the First Amendment at SUU

Preferred pronouns are in the news. At Southern Utah University, a professor is suing the school over referring to a student by the student's preferred pronouns of they/them.
1 month ago
UTA employees look over the New Flyer Xcelsior 60-foot articulated bus in Salt Lake City on Friday,...
Chandler Holt

Salt Lake City school district and UTA to give transit passes to students

The Salt Lake City school district and UTA have partnered to give transit passes to 25,000 students, staff and faculty.
1 month ago
utah student achievement COVID-19...
Elizabeth Weiler

‘Meet the students where they are at’

SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City schools are taking a newer approach to make sure students feel welcome and prepared to come to school. The efforts in motion involve school officials meeting students within their own communities. Something Meadowlark Elementary School Principal, Maggie Cummings calls, “meeting students where they’re at.” A practice that was […]
1 month ago
Utah learning recession...
Adam Small

Inflation limiting school supplies in classrooms

As inflation remains high, many teachers around the state are left looking for a way to fund the need for supplies.
2 months ago
murray...
Mark Jackson

Most Murray City school students start back on Monday

Murray City schools are back in session tomorrow for most district students. Students in first through 6th grades, and 8th and 12th graders will report on Monday.
2 months ago
The Canyons School District is pictured. Its starting the year with a teacher shortage...
Adam Small

Canyons School District starting the year with a teacher and staff shortage

Canyons School District will start of the school year with a teacher and staff shortage. The district has over 150 openings.
2 months ago
FILE- Davis County School District headquarters. Photo: KSLTV...
Mark Jones

Davis School District welcomes hundreds of new educators this week

Roughly 300 new teachers will be welcomed this week by the Davis School District as they begin their first year in education.
2 months 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.
2 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
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
8 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.
8 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.
9 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
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.
9 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.
9 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.
9 months ago
FILE PHOTO (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)...
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
school classrooms...
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
test to stay tooele county tooele high...
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
vaccine mandate...
Curt Gresseth

Yes, businesses and colleges can legally keep the unvaccinated out

Some people argue that businesses that require vaccines for employees or ask people if they are unvaccinated violate the Constitution. Here's what we found out.
1 year ago
salt lake mask mandate student talks to superintendent...
Paul Nelson

Students in Salt Lake City School District won’t be disciplined for not wearing masks

SALT LAKE CITY — So, are masks required in the Salt Lake City School District, or not?  District officials say they still want students to keep their faces covered while in class, but it doesn’t appear that kids will get in trouble if they don’t.  When the school year started, officials with the Salt Lake […]
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

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