Utah’s public schools are poised to take a hit from parents who excuse their children from year-end tests.
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Exactly five months ago, they survived a mass shooting at their Florida high school. Today, they’ll be in Utah to talk about the national movement for gun reform that came next.
A Utah movie theater is pulling out of an agreement to host survivors of the Parkland, Fla., school shooting for a town hall this weekend on gun reform because it “appears to be escalating into a potentially contentious situation.”
Aside from his family, Steve Mascaro has two passions in life: robots and “American Ninja Warrior.”
Kandy Escotto said her 5-year-old son didn’t want to do his homework. His grades were bad. And he cried when it was time to go to school. She said his behavior changed last fall and suspected the award-winning teacher was the cause, according to the Miami Herald.
A former Utah State University student who was raped at a fraternity house has agreed to a $250,000 settlement that will also require the school to increase its oversight of its Greek system.
Brigham Young University has 257 recognized clubs on its private and conservative Provo campus. There’s the Abracadabra magician society, a band of Shakespeare enthusiasts, six a cappella choirs, a rollerskating league and one group that calls itself Unraveling Pornography.
Utah State University’s former Title IX director, who resigned voluntarily in mid-May, is receiving a severance package from the school that includes almost half a year’s pay and benefits, according to a copy of the document obtained by The Salt Lake Tribune.
More than a year after University of Utah Health Care CEO Vivian Lee resigned from her post amid sharp backlash for firing the leader of the Huntsman Cancer Institute and exposing a contentious reporting relationship between the two organizations, the state university has appointed her replacement.
Columbus, Ohio • The all-online, nonprofit Western Governors University is creating its eighth state affiliate through a partnership with Ohio, where officials cheered the arrangement and downplayed an unfavorable federal audit of the school that was released last fall.
Melanie Torres didn’t have much to start with.
A group of Utahns convened to review school and student safety recommended Wednesday that lawmakers approve a so-called “red flag” bill, allowing weapons to be seized through court order.
Thanks to former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson, who was on the graduation committee, I made it out of high school (Skyline) in 1971.
Westlake High School staff were directing the graduating seniors who stood in line backstage: “Unzip your gowns.”
Ten survivors of the deadly February mass shooting at a Florida high school will visit Utah this summer as one stop on their nationwide road trip to register young voters, challenge members of Congress and continue the political momentum behind their grassroots movement calling for stricter gun laws.
It’s not unusual for the walls of a kindergarten classroom to be plastered with colorful posters.
Kelle Stephens will resume her duties as president of Dixie Technical College, five months after she was fired in a decision that led to claims of blackmail and collusion, and threats of litigation for wrongful termination.
Since retiring from Major League Baseball in 2002 and abandoning a comeback attempt in ’04, former American League MVP and iconoclast slugger Jose Canseco has joined up with myriad lower-level teams, including the Golden Baseball League’s San Diego Surf Dawgs, the United Baseball League’s Laredo Broncos, the North American League’s Yuma Scorpions, the Mexican League’s Quintana Roo Tigres, the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball’s Worcester Tornadoes, the United League’s Fort Worth Cats, and the Pacific Association’s Pittsburg Diamonds, among others.
Volunteers and employees gathered Tuesday at Squatter’s Pub Brewery in Salt Lake City to assemble bicycles for schoolchildren.
Jennifer Cavin was uncasting a large dinosaur fossil excavated in southeastern Utah, removing the protective plaster, when she made a discovery within the discovery.