Education Archive

Education Budget Error Fixed in Special Session

A $25 million shortfall in the state’s education budget was resolved yesterday in a special session called by the governor. Democratic Senator

Utah KIDS COUNT Data Shows Climb in Poverty, Teen Sex

New data shows poverty, sexually transmitted diseases and lack of insurance are on the rise among Utah children. The state’s newest KIDS

DECA International Career Development Conference Held in Salt Lake City

Thousands of the world’s next generation of leaders are spending a few days in Utah. DECA, an organization targeted toward students interested

Common Core Draws Supporters & Critics to Public Discussion

The debate over how to best teach Utah children took center stage last night. More than 200 teachers, parents and education officials

Zions Bank Teaches Kids How to Manage Money

Zions Bank kicked off National Teach Children to Save Day by visiting a group of Madeleine Choir School Kindergarten students to talk

Funding Miscalculation Leads to Resignation of Two State Education Employees

Two Utah State Office of Education employees have resigned after officials identified a miscalculation in next year’s education budget that resulted in

Lawmakers React To Abstinence-Only Bill Veto

Sex education, including discussion of contraception, will continue in Utah schools. Friday night, Governor Gary Herbert vetoed House Bill 363, which would

CityViews 3/19/12: Dr. Cynthia Bioteau/The Great Utah ShakeOut

Segment 1: As 7th president of Salt Lake Community College, Dr. Cynthia Bioteau has made accessibility to higher education for all community

Concurrent Enrollment Courses in Danger Under Sex Ed Bill

Weber State University may be forced to drop a handful of its concurrent enrollment courses if Utah Governor Gary Herbert lends his

CityViews 3/14/12: Homeschooling/House Calls for Mentally Ill

  Segment 1: Homeschooling continues to gain popularity as yet another option in the mainstream education system, with the number of children