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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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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.
5 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. 
5 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.
5 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."
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago
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. 
6 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. 
6 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.
6 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. […]
6 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.
6 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.
6 months ago
The Utah Capitol. (KSL-TV)...
KSL TV

Forces for Good Award winners announced by Utah PTA

The Utah PTA has announced recipients of its first "Forces for Good Awards."
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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.
6 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."
6 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.
7 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.
7 months ago
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