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Eliza Pace, KSL TV

New U of U housing groundbreaking in collaboration with Ivory Foundation and local church

Friday marked the groundbreaking of new housing for thousands of students in a collaboration between the Clark and Christine Ivory Trust, the University of Utah, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
8 hours ago
Utah Tech logos are available for download as part of the rebrand of Dixie State University. (Utah ...
Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV

Dixie State unveils new logos for Utah Tech University rename

With Dixie State University preparing to take on its new name as Utah Tech this summer, the school unveiled its official logos for the new name.
2 days ago
A series of buttons can alert the USU campus of an emergency. (KSL TV)...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

USU tests locking down campus with just a push of a button

Utah State University tested its ability to respond to an active shooter on campus with the push of a button this week. It’s a new technology that can lock down the campus from a remote location.
4 days ago
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Michael Houck, KSL TV

Utah teacher resigns after video describing students’ conversations on sexual identity

"My kids from last year are now in fifth grade and they come to visit me almost every day after school," Hall said in the video. "And a lot of them are queer, because I am queer, and they figured it out, so I’ve become their safe space."
7 days ago
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Matt Gephardt, KSL TV

4-day workweek gaining momentum; why employers are smitten with idea

SALT LAKE CITY — While it may sound like the beginning of the end for a company, that work-life balance has some companies saying they wish they had made the switch to a four-day workweek a long time ago. Bosses have tried increasing pay, increasing benefits and increasing flexibility with work-from-home opportunities. But none of […]
11 days ago
FILE: Westminster College in Salt Lake City (Chelsey Allder, Deseret News)...
Michael Houck and Morgan Wolfe, KSL TV

Westminster College gets attention on social media for porn film class

A private Utah college is getting some attention after social media found out about its credited porn course with most posts viewing this course negatively.
26 days ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Utah school districts plan to continue limited free meals when federal help expires

Federal meal waivers allowed Utah school districts to offer free lunch to all students during the pandemic, but that program is set to expire.
1 month ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Weapon removed from Draper school after student reports it through SafeUT app

Administrators say a weapon was safely removed from the Draper Park Middle School campus after a concerned student reported the weapon through the SafeUT app.
1 month ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Money for Utah teacher bonuses headed to districts by June

Teachers who took on extra work during the omicron surge will soon be getting a thank you in their paychecks
1 month ago
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Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV

New aptitude tests help match Utah students with careers

Utah has a new tool to better help its high school students plan for their future.
1 month ago
Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona answers questions during the daily briefing at the White ...
COLLIN BINKLEY and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press

White House to extend student loan pause through August

The Biden administration plans to freeze federal student loan payments through Aug. 31, extending a moratorium that has allowed millions of Americans to postpone payments during the coronavirus pandemic.
1 month ago
In Clearfield, Cornerstone Academy is aiming to equip kids through a “focus room.” (KSL TV)...
Karah Brackin, KSL TV

Dedicated spaces help children fight emotional and developmental blocks

Kids are fighting social, emotional, and developmental monsters like never before. The pandemic has changed routines, and, as a result, interrupted social, emotional and personal development for many.
2 months ago
Dozens of people gathered at a vigil for 10-year-old "Izzy" Faith Tichenor. (KSL TV)...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Report: ‘No direct evidence’ Izzy Tichenor was bullied over race; school staff failed to document and report

An independent investigation into accusations of bullying as a contributing factor in the death of 10-year-old Isabella "Izzy" Tichenor found that there were reports that she was a victim of bullying but said there is no direct evidence it was on the basis of race or her disability.
2 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Board of Higher Education approves tuition, fee increases at Utah universities and colleges

Tuition and fees are going up for some of Utah’s colleges and universities this upcoming school year.
2 months ago
Under the new policy, masks will be "strongly recommended," the school district said. (Xinhua/Sipa ...
Taylor Romine, CNN

Second-largest public school district in the US will drop its mask requirement

After reaching an agreement with labor unions, the Los Angeles United School District, the second-largest public school district in the nation, will lift its COVID-19 mask mandate starting next week.
2 months ago
MIAMI, FLORIDA - MARCH 09: Ross Evans (C) protests in front of Florida State Senator Ileana Garcia'...
MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated Press

Disney workers plan walkouts to protest Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill

Disney workers are planning walkouts during their breaks every day this week to protest CEO Bob Chapek's slow response in publicly criticizing Florida's so-called Don't Say Gay legislation. The group of Disney employees said this week on their website that the act of protest will culminate next Tuesday with a general walkout by LGBTQ workers and their supporters at Disney worksites in California, Florida and elsewhere.
2 months ago
Ken White gets a look at foals and mares that students get hands on experience with. (Mike Anderson...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

USU gets college of veterinary medicine

Utah State University will start the state's only 4-year veterinary program. It could ease the shortage of veterinary professionals.
2 months ago
Police investigate a shooting outside of East High School in in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, March ...
Eric Levenson, Kara Devlin and Susannah Cullinane, CNN

6 teenagers arrested in drive-by shooting at Iowa high school that left 1 dead, 2 hospitalized

Six teenagers were arrested and charged with murder following a drive-by shooting outside a high school in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday that left one teenager dead and two others in the hospital, police said on Tuesday.
2 months ago
The Utah State Capitol (Photo: Derek Petersen, KSL TV)...
Matt Rascon and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Utah lawmakers scramble to push through bills in final hours of session

Utah legislators on Capitol Hill scrambled to push through dozens of additional bills Friday, the last day of the 2022 legislative session.
2 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Spiking construction costs affect Tooele school projects

Rising construction costs are putting a financial strain on the Tooele School District. 
2 months ago
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Daniella Rivera, KSL TV

War in Ukraine highlights challenges Utah educators face when teaching current events

As war breaks out in Eastern Europe, educators across the country and here in Utah are guiding another challenging conversation unfolding in the classroom.
3 months ago
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Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Supply shortage has schools improvising lunch menus

"This is something we're seeing all across the state and all across the nation."
3 months ago
FILE: Carbon School District buses. (Carbon School District/Facebook)...
Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Carbon School District cancels Wednesday’s classes

The Carbon School District announced Wednesday's classes have been canceled due to snow and poor road conditions.
3 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Jordan School District giving teachers a ‘heath and wellness day’

Teachers in the Jordan School District are taking some time out Friday as part of their first-ever health and wellness day.
3 months ago
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