Education

Westminster campus. The school is offering porn class...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Westminster College gathering social media attention for offering pornography class

A film class being offered for the first time this fall at Westminster College is garnering both negative and positive attention.
1 month ago
Natural History Museum of Utah releases Triceratops Traits...
Waverly Golden

Natural History Museum of Utah releases Triceratops Traits online program

A new investigation program for middle school science classes has been released by the National History Museum of Utah.
1 month ago
Central Wasatch...
Waverly Golden

Central Wasatch Commission releases beta version of new software

The Environmental Dashboard beta version has been released by Central Wasatch Commission for public feedback.
1 month 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.
1 month ago
more school resources, temporary school shutdown, midvale schools water main break...
Waverly Golden

Draper officials oppose creation of a new school district

The Mayor and City Council of Draper oppose local residents pursuing new school district.
1 month ago
The Tooele County School District Board of Education announced Friday the appointment of Dr. Mark E...
Mark Jones

Tooele County School District names Dr. Mark Ernst as new superintendent

The Tooele County School District Board of Education announced Friday the appointment of Dr. Mark Ernst as the district's new superintendent.
1 month ago
homeschooling continues...
CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press

Homeschooling surge continues despite schools reopening

Data obtained by the AP found homeschooling numbers dipped in 2022 from last year's all-time high, but are still significantly above pre-pandemic levels.
1 month ago
Canyons School District offices are pictured in Sandy. Canyons School District is teaming up with W...
Mark Jackson

Western Governors University, Canyons District join to combat teacher shortages

To combat teacher shortages, Western Governors University and Canyons School District want to attract more students into the teaching profession.
1 month ago
An Orem school, Orem High School is pictured....
Martha Harris

Orem school district creation hits a bump in the road

OREM, Utah — Orem City is looking into creating an Orem school district. The city hired a company to figure out if it’s feasible but some residents want the company to be replaced. Orem City hired Discovery Education Consultants to do a feasibility study. The study will determine if creating an Orem School District is […]
1 month ago
Guadalupe school groundbreaking ceremony...
Samantha Herrera

A Rose Park school breaks ground on a STEM outdoor classroom

Guadalupe School, located in Rose Park, will build a 12,000 square foot outdoor STEM classroom. A groundbreaking ceremony will held Friday.
1 month ago
Photo of the Utah FIRST robotics competition....
Samantha Herrera

Utah robotics competition returns after COVID hiatus

The Utah Regional FIRST Robotics Competition returns this weekend. The competition was not held last year due to the pandemic.
2 months ago
Utah gender identify guidelines for schools...
Devin Oldroyd

Board of education says schools will set their own rules on gender identity

The Utah Board of Education decided against issuing statewide guidelines about gender identity and instead said that schools will make their own rules.
2 months ago
Video game program...
Samantha Herrera

University of Utah’s game design program ranked in top 10

The University of Utah's video game design program ranked in the top ten schools with a video game program. The U moved up in ranking since last year.
2 months ago
A family photo shows Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor, who at 10 years old died by suicide over the sec...
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Independent investigation reports no evidence Izzy Tichenor was bullied before her death

The Davis School District has released its report on the death of 9-year-old Izzy Tichenor, who died by suicide in the fall of 2021. 
2 months ago
University of Utah...
Samantha Herrera

University of Utah granted $1M for Pacific Islands Studies Program

The University of Utah grant will be used to expand the School for Cultural and Social Transformation's Pacific Islands Studies Program.
2 months ago
winds may be to blame paraglider9-year-old boy taser swat dog dynamite evacuation shoplifter injury...
Mark Jones

Fire crews respond to fire at Maple Mountain High School

A fire in the dust collector unit at Maple Mountain High School caused an estimated $50,000 in damages Tuesday.
2 months ago
teacher retaliated...
Paul Nelson

Park City School District facing criminal accusations of failure to report child abuse

After a failure to report child abuse, the Park City School District is now facing charges.
2 months ago
Computer Lab with Fortnite on multiple screens...
CHANDLER HOLT

Fortnite creator advocating for virtual education opportunities in Utah

Epic Games staff hold 35-hour course for Utah educators to demonstrate benefits of education opportunities within the video game. 
2 months ago
university of utah...
Mark Jones

University of Utah announces facemasks are no longer required to be worn

The University of Utah announced Wednesday facemasks will no longer be required to be worn inside campus buildings, starting March 14.
3 months ago
Photo credit: DaVinci Academy of Science & the Arts Facebook page....
Jacob Rueda

Student at Ogden charter school to host LGBTQ Youth Prom

A LGBTQ Youth Prom will be held at the Davinci Academy of Science and Art in Ogden on March 26.
3 months ago
A new USU veterinary college will provide new options for students....
Samantha Herrera

New veterinary college coming to USU

The new veterinary college will be the first four-year veterinary school in Utah.
3 months ago
utah state capitol first responders mental health...
Paul Nelson

Educators happy with 2022 legislative session despite hating how it started

Despite how the legislative session started, Educators are happy with the session.
3 months ago
A family photo shows Isabella “Izzy” Tichenor, who at 10 years old died by suicide over the sec...
Aimee Cobabe and Kira Hoffelmeyer

Lawmakers approve bill inspired by Izzy Tichenor to track who gets bullied at school

Utah lawmakers passed a bill to require school officials to collect data on kids who are getting bullied. That data would include the victim's demographics.
3 months ago
Students walk to their buses following school at Rose Springs Elementary in Erda, Tooele County, on...
Paul Nelson

Spiking construction costs cause $55 million shortfall for Tooele County School District

Soaring construction costs have created a $55 million shortfall for the Tooele County School District. The district had set aside money for two new schools.
3 months ago