Education Archive

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

Legislative Session Ends with Less Controversy, More Education Funding

After 45 days of negotiating bills and budgets, the Utah Legislature wrapped up its business last night at midnight. KCPW’s Jessica Gail

Utah Colleges May Soon Charge for Concurrent Enrollment

It looks as though many Utah high school students won’t be able to get college credit through concurrent enrollment courses for free

Superintendent Pleased with Response from U.S. Education Secretary

State Superintendent Larry Shumway received a prompt reply to a letter he sent U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan this week. Shumway wrote

Abstinence-Only Sex Education Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk

A divisive bill that would only allow Utah public schools to teach strictly abstinence-only sexual education is heading to the governor’s desk.

Lawmaker Strengthens Common Core Resolution

A resolution urging the State Board of Education to thoroughly evaluate its adoption of the Common Core standards developed by several states