Education Archive

No iPads for Utah Students Next Year: Legislature Kills One-to-One Bill

(KCPW News) House Speaker Becky Lockhart has withdrawn her signature one-to-one initiative to inundate Utah classrooms with laptops and tablet computers. The bill

Herbert Touts Good Jobs Numbers in Utah

(KCPW News) Recent data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services has the state’s unemployment rate down to 3.9%, the lowest it’s

Herbert Critical of Several Legislative Proposals

(KCPW News) In a press conference on Wednesday, Governor Gary Herbert expressed some difference in opinion with Utah legislators on several key

Pre-K Extension Proposal Passes Hurdle

(KCPW News) A bill that would extend preschool to at-risk students gained the favor of a House committee on Thursday after about

Governor Herbert Hosts Education Summit

(KCPW News) Governor Gary Herbert held a first-ever after-school faculty meeting on Wednesday. The education summit was meant to shed light on

University of Utah Creates Shoshone Language Video Game

(KCPW-August 23, 2013) August 14 was National Navajo Code Talker Day. It’s a day commemorating the role of Navajo code talkers who

Salt Lake City Launches Anti-Bullying Initiative

Salt Lake City is doing more to stop bullying. Today kicked off an anti-bullying initiative that will include commercials, online resources and

CPR Certification Could Become Mandatory for High Schoolers

(KCPW News) The Utah legislature will be discussing adding a new graduation requirement for Utah high school students during the upcoming session.

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

CityViews 12/4/12: How to Boost High School Grad Rates/Evaluating Rural Education in Utah

  Segment 1: New stats show that only 76 percent of Utah students are graduating from high school, with much lower rates