Education

A new U of U hopes to expand it's diversity....
Erin Cox

New Latina dean hopes to help the University of Utah in efforts to become Hispanic serving institution

One of Utah’s largest universities has plans to become a Hispanic Serving Institution, the first of its kind here in Utah.
4 months ago
Non-profit workers preparing lunches for students....
Tamara Vaifanua

Local nonprofit provides lunches for Salt Lake County students

"We’re packing constantly," local nonprofit USANA Kids Eat is trying to fill the growing need for feeding students.
4 months ago
Denali Stubbs, preparing his bike for the upcoming race....
Alex Cabrero

Hildale high school bike team participates in regional race

"I just want to do the same for these kids:” a Hillside parent hopes to encourage teens in his community to dream bigger by getting involved in sports.
4 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanua

Year-round scholarships help with rising college costs

With high inflation, it’s tricky for families with college-bound students to find enough money in their budget to cover the rising costs.
4 months ago
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Debbie Worthen

Father outraged over ‘lack of security’ at high school

A father in Granite School District is outraged over what he calls a “lack of security” at Olympus High School.
4 months ago
Zachary Crane and Gabriella Arnold, two students who had their tests destroyed....
Debbie Worthen

High school students retake AP tests after school mix-up destroyed them

Two dozen Green Canyon High School students in North Logan won’t get credit for AP tests they took last May as the tests were mistakenly destroyed in transit.
4 months ago
Parent Kristen Pexton said the SHARP survey gave an insight into what's happening with her teenager...
Mike Anderson

How helpful is Utah’s SHARP survey? Parents have just days to give input

Utah parents have one more week to give their feedback on the State Board of Education's decision to pull its support for the Student Health and Risk Prevention survey, otherwise known as SHARP.
4 months ago
We All Belong logo....
Debbie Worthen

Parent advocacy group celebrates kids with special needs

A rally in Draper brings hundred of people together to celebrate inclusion for kids with special needs.
4 months ago
American Leadership Academy....
Shelby Lofton

A Spanish Fork high school homecoming dress code causes tension between students and faculty

Upset students are speaking out tonight after being turned away from their homecoming dance.
5 months ago
A group of students touring Alta View Hospital in Sandy. (Mark Less)...
Alex Cabrero

Black Physicians of Utah host Medicine Immersion Day

A local organization is encouraging Utah's Black youth to consider a career field in health and medicine to diversify the medical field.
5 months ago
FILE: Timothy Gadson starts work as the new Salt Lake City Superintendent on July 1....
Madison Swenson

SLC School District parting ways with superintendent

The Salt Lake City School District has officially parted ways with Superintendent Timothy Gadson.
5 months ago
Teachers, secretaries and recess monitors in the Murray School District are dealing with students s...
Ladd Egan

‘It’s a mess’: Dog poop on school grounds growing problem in Murray District

Recess is supposed to be fun, but lately, it’s turning into a stinky mess for students in the Murray School District because of dog feces littering the playground.
5 months ago
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Madison Swenson

Two Taylorsville schools put under temporary lockout protocol

Two schools in the Granite School District were briefly on lockout Thursday due to some "suspicious activity" nearby.
5 months ago
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Karah Brackin

Sen. Grover proposes bill to help with potential split from Alpine School District

A Utah state senator is pushing to clarify what it would mean for families and the community if Orem decides to part ways with the Alpine School District.
5 months ago
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Utah Valley University in Orem on Tuesday. Pence visited...
Logan Stefanich, KSL.com & Michael Houck, KSL TV

Mike Pence calls for stricter abortion laws, strengthening military during Utah visit

Former Vice President Mike Pence visited the Beehive State Tuesday to a packed audience at Utah Valley University's Gray R. Herbert Institute for Public Policy Fall Forum.
5 months ago
Layton High School as police responded to the stabbing....
Eliza Pace & Alex Cabrero

Layton High School student stabbed; juvenile in custody

A Layton high school student was stabbed Tuesday afternoon, and the school was placed on "lockout" after the suspect fled.
5 months ago
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Karah Brackin

Bountiful school installs new water system after lead scare

Over the summer, St. Olaf Catholic School tested its drinking water as they do every year. This time, though, tests came back showing signs of lead in the water.
5 months ago
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Shara Park

Students get back to the basics, reduce technology use on ‘Mindful Monday’

As teachers and students look for ways to balance the use of technology in the classroom, one school in Sandy starts the week off by getting back to the basics with "Mindful Mondays."
5 months ago
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Ladd Egan

Anonymous donor pledges nearly $100K to cover meals at Utah elementary school

Parents of students at Manila Elementary School awoke Monday to a surprising email announcing that a private donor will be paying for school meals for the entire school year.
5 months ago
The BYU campus in Provo, Utah....
Karah Brackin

BYU students respond to Oregon game chant

Over the weekend, Brigham Young University took on the University of Oregon in an away game, but the home team's chants are the main focus.
5 months ago
Westminster College in Salt Lake City is pictured on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (Kristin Murphy, Des...
Michael Houck

Westminster College will be Westminster University in 2023

Westminster College announced it will be known as "Westminster University" starting Fall 2023.
5 months ago
Hundreds of UGA students are unable to move into a new student housing complex because the building...
Madeline Montgomery, WGCL

Construction delays leave hundreds of Atlanta students with no place to live

Hundreds of UGA students are unable to move into a new student housing complex because the building is still one big construction site.
5 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher

‘Pride, Not Prejudice’ conference to teach educators inclusion in classroom

The Utah Pride Center is getting ready to teach hundreds of educators, students, parents, and caregivers how to create supportive and open school environments for LGBTQIA+ students.
5 months ago
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Karah Brackin

‘Home Away From Home’ program underway at the U

With the semester underway, the University of Utah is connecting alumni faculty and staff in the area who have extra room in their home with students who need housing. It’s called the "Home Away From Home" Program. 
5 months ago
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