Education Archive

Utah Ranks Last in School Breakfast Participation

Utah is in last place when it comes to the number eligible school children eating free and reduced price breakfast each day.

Lawmaker Wants to Boost Education Funding Through Liquor Sales

Liquor sales could begin funding public education, at least if one Utah lawmaker has his way. Republican Representative Jim Bird plans to

Governor Unveils 2014 Budget Proposal

Utah Governor Gary Herbert rolled out his budget proposal for fiscal year 2014 yesterday. At the top of his list, education. Herbert’s

Fewer Rural Students Admitted to College than Non-Rural

The percentage of high school students from Utah’s rural areas who attend college is much lower than that of their city and

Utah’s High School Graduation Rates in Bottom Half of Country

New data released by the U.S. Department of Education shows Utah’s high school graduation rate sits in the bottom half of the

Utah’s Underage Drinking Rate Lowest in the Nation

A national survey shows Utah has the lowest number of underage drinkers in the country. The National Survey on Drug Use

College Students Will Pay More for Waffling on Choice of Major

Utah college students who wait too long to pick a major will soon have to pay more to complete their degree due

Davis School District Going to Court Over Library Book

The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is taking the Davis School District to court over a library book. The ACLU filed

High School Students Explore University Science

On Saturday, hundreds of high school students got their first taste of being on a college campus, and heard about scientific research

Matheson Takes Love to Task on Federal Special Ed Funding

Utah Congressman Jim Matheson took aim today at the plan of his Republican opponent to cut $750 billion dollars in federal spending,