COVID-19: Vaccine Watch

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. 
3 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
3 months ago
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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SLC students appear to keep masks on, despite mandate being rescinded

Students in Salt Lake City continued to wear masks Monday, despite a mask mandate no longer in effect.
4 months ago
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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.
4 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.
4 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.
4 months ago
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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.
4 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.
4 months 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.
8 months 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.
8 months 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.
8 months 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.
9 months ago
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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.
9 months ago
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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 […]
9 months 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.
9 months 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.
9 months 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.
9 months ago
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Kira Hoffelmeyer

Teachers, staff from SLC School District recently exposed to COVID-19

The teachers and staff were exposed to COVID-19 while attending a required training at Highland High School.
9 months ago
Do teachers even want to come back to school during pandemic? Districts trying to find out granite ...
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.
9 months 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.
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Salt Lake children COVID-19...
Paul Nelson

Some parents were told children were exposed to COVID-19

SALT LAKE COUNTY — Some parents were told their children were exposed to Covid-19 on the first day of school. It was a rough start for some students in Salt Lake County.  Some parents were told children were exposed to Covid-19 The notices issued by the Salt Lake County Health Department have the words School […]
9 months ago
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Madeleine Porter

SLC Board of Education responds to Mendenhall’s proposed mask mandate for K-6 students

Mayor Erin Mendenhall said that she wants a mask mandate for K-6 students in the Salt Lake City School District with the school board’s approval.
9 months ago
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Madeleine Porter

Park City School District announces changes to school schedule

The Park City School District announced changes to their 2021-2022 school schedule due to ongoing evacuation orders in Parleys Canyon.
9 months ago

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