Education

Aerial image from Chopper 5 shows student at BYU protesting a clarification to the Honor Code. (KSL...
Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Title IX complaint over BYU policy dismissed

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) dismissed a Title IX complaint filed by a student over LGBTQ policies. 
3 months ago
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Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Utah’s only master’s program for American Sign Language eliminated 

Utah's only Master's program for teaching American Sign Language is now gone and people in the deaf community are scrambling for a solution. 
3 months ago
A crash on Mountain View Corridor and Daybreak Parkway (UDOT traffic camera)...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Woman killed in crash with school bus on Mountain View Corridor

A 62-year-old woman was killed in a collision with a school bus Wednesday on the Mountain View Corridor. Jordan School District said there were no children on the bus.
3 months ago
FILE - Eli Carter-Smith and his first grade class at Dilworth Elementary were glad to be back in th...
CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press

With COVID staffing crunch nationally, who’s going to teach the kids?

With teacher absences mounting and substitutes in short supply, parents may be wondering: Who’s teaching the kids? The answer around the U.S. could be a local police officer, National Guard soldier, state budget analyst, parent or recent high school graduate — nearly anyone willing to help keep schools’ doors open through the omicron-driven staffing crunch. […]
4 months ago
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Dirk Facer, KSL TV

Biden names Utah Law alumnae as US attorney nominees

President Joe Biden has nominated two alumnae of the University of Utah’s S.J. Quinney College of Law to serve as U.S attorneys.
4 months ago
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STEFANIE DAZIO, COLLEEN SLEVIN & JOHN ANTCZAK, Associated Press

Police: Man in custody in Colo. over alleged threats to UCLA

A man who allegedly threatened the University of California, Los Angeles, and detailed potential violence against the prominent university over hundreds of pages has been taken into custody in Colorado following a standoff Tuesday.
4 months ago
The Utah Capitol. (KSL-TV)...
Dirk Facer

Forces for Good Award winners announced by Utah PTA

The Utah PTA has announced recipients of its first "Forces for Good Awards."
4 months ago
FILE: STEM teacher Julie Nye at Lone Peak Elementary (KSL TV)...
Eliza Pace & Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Gov. Cox allows state employees time off to substitute teach in local schools

Gov. Spencer Cox issued an executive order Monday allowing state employees to take approved leave from work to substitute teach or fill other needed positions in Utah schools.
4 months ago
Utah Education Association President Heidi Matthews speaks in opposition of SB114, Public School Cu...
Josh Ellis and Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Controversial Utah curriculum bill to be held

The sponsor of a bill that received backlash from the state's largest teachers union has asked that the proposed legislation be held.
4 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

UEA voices opposition to education bills requiring curriculum to be posted online

The state’s largest teachers’ union is voicing opposition to two education bills that would require curriculum to be posted online for parents to review.
4 months ago
This cover image released by Pantheon shows "Maus" a graphic novel by Art Spiegelman. A Tennessee s...
Associated Press

School district bans Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust graphic novel ‘Maus’

A Tennessee school district has voted to ban a Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust due to "inappropriate language" and an illustration of a nude mouse-woman, according to minutes from a board meeting.
4 months ago
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Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Board of Education committee addresses transgender, gender identity guidelines

The Utah State Board of Education is one step closer to finalizing guidelines Utah schools can follow when it comes to gender identity issues.
4 months ago
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Josh Ellis, KSL TV

Cache County schools adjust schedules due to student, staff absenteeism

The Cache County School District has announced adjusted schedules for all of its schools due to "unprecedented student and staff absenteeism."
4 months ago
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Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Canyons School District offers new mental health screenings for students

Mental health continues to be a big issue for students during the pandemic. Part of the problem is identifying students who might have some challenges with mental health, even if the student doesn't know it themselves. That's why the Canyons School District will hold another screening for students.
4 months ago
Former BYU professor , 45, of Springville, has been charged with two counts of forcible sexual abus...
Eliza Pace, KSL TV

Former BYU professor heads to court Feb. 14 for 7 counts of sexual abuse

Michael James Clay, a former BYU professor will go to court on this Feb. 14 to face seven charges of sexual abuse from 2020.
4 months ago
FILE PHOTO: Viewmont High School student Becca Marsden is tested for COVID-19 by Davis School Distr...
Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV

Utah House votes to suspend Test to Stay program

Lawmakers in the Utah House of Representatives have approved a bill that would suspend the state's Test to Stay program and clarify how schools would request to go remote.
4 months ago
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Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Some parents, teachers ‘frustrated’ SLC schools can no longer require masks

As students and educators in Salt Lake City head back to in-person school Monday, they'll do so without the mask requirement the district's had in place throughout the pandemic.
4 months ago
The contents of an overdose rescue kit are displayed in a class on overdose prevention held by non-...
DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press

Youth’s overdose death renews pleas for Narcan in schools

The death of a 13-year-old student who apparently overdosed on fentanyl at his Connecticut school has drawn renewed pleas for schools to stock the opioid antidote naloxone, as well as for training of both staffers and children on how to recognize and respond to overdoses.
4 months ago
Aggie Ice Cream has been dishing up for 100 years at Utah State University. (Mike Anderson, KSLTV)...
Mike Anderson and Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Aggie Ice Cream to celebrate 100 years as part of USU

The lines, for much of Friday, were out the door as Aggie Ice Cream celebrated 100 years of scooping up frozen treats with $1 cones.
4 months ago
Weber State University (KSL TV)...
DIRK FACER KSL TV

Weber State creates new Equity, Diversity and Inclusion division

Reorganization announced to met current needs..
4 months ago
Campus View II apartments at Dixie State University (Google Earth Pro)...
Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Man arrested for alleged rape in Dixie State University dorm room

Police at Dixie State University arrested a man for rape after a woman said she woke up to find him sexually assaulting her.
4 months ago
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Larry D. Curtis, KSL TV

Canyons School District adds emergency remote-learning day Tuesday

Because of student absences, staff shortages and spreading COVID-19 cases, Canyons School District has planned an emergency remote-learning day next week.
4 months ago
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Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Parents, schools react to simplified student mask exemption process

Tuesday marked the second day that students in Salt Lake County were back in the classroom under a new mask order that includes a simplified process for a mask exemption.
4 months ago
A clip from student-produced videos about inclusiveness. (Used by permission, Davis School District...
Mike Anderson, KSL TV

Davis School District releases videos to encourage inclusiveness 

After the Department of Justice said last year that there were findings of “racial harassment” in the Davis School District, administrators, teachers and students got to work. Today, students are helping produce videos about inclusiveness.  
4 months ago
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