Education & Schools

Seniors at Roy High School gathered for a dress rehearsal of graduation. (Tanner Siegworth, KSL TV)...
Deanie Wimmer

How Roy High boosted graduation rates from 70% to 92%

Roy High School has accomplished something few thought was possible, by aligning community to invest in the lives of students. Now other schools are taking note.
3 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 14: U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona delivers remarks at an event ho...
Collin Binkley, AP Education Writer

Biden administration canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers

The Biden administration is canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers through a combination of existing programs.
3 days ago
Green Acres Elementary through a chain link fence...
Eliza Pace

Child brings THC infused gummy worms to Utah elementary school by mistake, police say

The North Ogden Police Department is investigating after an elementary aged child brought and distributed THC infused gummy worms to other children.
4 days ago
A street sign of 2300 E. Canyon Road. On Saturday, two teen girls where hospitalized after attempti...
Brianna Chavez

Plans in place to add traffic signal to Spanish Fork intersection where two girls were hit

UDOT and Spanish Fork officials are working on getting a traffic signal at the intersection where two girls were critically injured while crossing the street.
5 days ago
This photo provided by Vermont State University shows Max the Cat stands in front of Woodruff Hall ...
Associated Press

A college puts the ‘cat’ into ‘education’ by giving Max an honorary ‘doctor of litter-ature’ degree

A Vermont university has bestowed the honorary degree of “doctor of litter-ature” on a cat named Max who has become a beloved member of its community.
8 days ago
First lady Abby Cox speaks to Bountiful Elementary school students...
Karah Brackin

Bountiful Elementary School receives kindness award

Cultivating a culture of kindness, the campaign One Kind Act a Day is celebrating Bountiful Elementary students with a special honor.
8 days ago
Parents and guardians line up outside of Academy Park Elementary School to pick up their students d...
Brianna Chavez

Granite School District holds reunification drill in case of emergency

Academy Park Elementary School administrators, along with Granite School District Police and West Valley City Police guided parents through a reunification drill, something that would go into effect in case of emergency.
9 days ago
Two women stand shoulder to shoulder...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Family speaks out after boy with special needs left in school van

A family is speaking publicly after saying their little boy was forgotten and left alone inside a school transportation van, as they frantically tried to find him.
9 days ago
Samantha Corey passed away in January following a battle with rhabdomyosarcoma. (Photo courtesy: Co...
Andrew Adams

UPDATE: Utah teen who died of cancer will be honored at high school graduation, district announces

Samantha Corey family’s attempt to honor her at her high school’s graduation recently ran into an unintended snag.
10 days ago
FILE — The Alpine School Board is narrowing down options that could be put to voters in November...
Larry D. Curtis

Board votes to continue study of two-way split of Alpine School District

The board of education voted Tuesday to continue a study of a potential two-way split of the Alpine School District
11 days ago
A sign reminding Copper Hills High School students and staff to keep their hands clean during the c...
Lindsay Aerts

Utah school districts working to prioritize what stays when COVID relief money runs dry

Utah's school districts are working to figure out how they will continue to pay for programs propped up by COVID-19 relief funds.
11 days ago
Georgia State University mistakenly sent out admission acceptance emails. (	Michael Wade/Icon Sport...
Sydney Bishop, CNN

1,500 Georgia State University applicants got acceptance emails. It was a mistake

Congratulations seemed in order for roughly 1,500 undergraduate applicants to Georgia State University.
11 days ago
Three Lehi High School students getting flowers out of a truck bed to support the teacher who was h...
Brianna Chavez

Lehi High School students band together to help injured teacher

On Monday, students at Lehi High School came together to help a teacher injured during class last Friday.
12 days ago
Lehi High School...
Cassidy Wixom,

Lehi High teacher hospitalized after unspecified ‘accident’ at school

A teacher at Lehi High School was seriously injured in an undisclosed accident at the school Friday.
14 days ago
[FILE] Jail Handcuffs (KSL-TV)...
Michael Houck

Man in custody after trying to kidnap a ‘young girl’ during track meet, police say

A local man is in jail for allegedly grabbing a girl against her will near Emery High School on Friday, according to the Emery County Sheriff's Office.
15 days ago
School's are implementing AI to help with school safety. Hunter High School requires students walk ...
Shelby Lofton

KSL Investigates: Utah schools put AI safety technology to the test

From the Capitol to the classroom, Utahns see a need for enhanced school security. AI might be the solution.
16 days ago
File - A nurse works in the laboratory room in El Nuevo San Juan Health Center at the Bronx borough...
Laura Ungar, AP Science Writer

States with abortion bans saw greater drops in medical school graduates applying for residencies

A new report finds fewer U.S. medical school graduates are applying to residency programs, but the drop is more pronounced in states that ban abortion compared with other states.
16 days ago
Security footage of the 18-year-old allegedly yelling racial profanities from a car while passing t...
Lindsay Aerts

‘His intent was to be funny’ Idaho prosecutor says in decision not to charge in U of U Women’s Basketball case

The Coeur D'Alene City Deputy Attorney said the 18-year-old accused of yelling racial slurs at the University of Utah Women's basketball team never meant any physical harm over his comments.
16 days ago
A federal appeals court on Wednesday sided with a Catholic high school that fired a gay teacher ove...
Chandelis Duster, and Meron Moges-Gerbi, CNN

Appeals court sides with Catholic school that fired gay teacher for plans to marry his partner

A federal appeals court on Wednesday sided with a Catholic high school that fired a gay teacher over his plans to marry his partner, saying that the termination did not violate federal workplace protections for LGBTQ workers.
16 days ago
(The University of Utah Police Department)...
Eliza Pace

University of Utah police looking for individual who vandalized sidewalks in President’s Circle

The University of Utah Police are asking the public to help them identify a vandalism suspect who spray painted sidewalks and steps around Presidents Circle.
17 days ago
The new weapon detectors used by Salt Lake City School District (Scott G. Winterton/ Deseret News)...
Braden McElreath and Michael Houck, KSL TV

Survey: About 33% of Salt Lake City students do not believe weapons detectors make school safer

In April, Salt Lake City School District board members briefly reviewed survey results of the new weapons detectors that were placed in local schools.
17 days ago
Coach Butch Latey is coaching his last game after more than 50 years....
Deanie Wimmer

Softball coach retires after 50 years on the field

While the season is winding down for the Bountiful High School girls’ softball team, it is definitely the end of an era at this game against Roy. Coach Butch Latey is coaching his last game after more than 50 years.
18 days ago
There was a somber feeling as students at Orchard Hills Elementary in Santaquin prepared for school...
Brittany Tait

Santaquin students show up to school wearing blue in support of law enforcement

There was a somber feeling as students at Orchard Hills Elementary in Santaquin prepared for school on Monday morning.   
19 days ago
Grand County High School 
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Carlysle Price

Grand County High School principal released after USBE finds licensing issues

Todd Thompson, principal of Grand County High School, was released from employment Thursday after licensing issues came to light.
22 days ago

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