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It is reported every year that the Monday after Superbowl Sunday is a day when most Americans take more sick
2017 is a new year so we will start with some new questions from readers. Q1- Lisa from Price asks,
Utah schools will continue to teach an abstinence-based sexual education curriculum after a bill to allow comprehensive instruction was defeated in committee. Despite several Republican lawmakers saying sex education in Utah needs improvement, the House Education Committee voted 12-2 along party lines to reject HB215, sponsored by Rep. Brian King, D-Salt Lake City. âIâm not ready to go here yet,â said Rep. Eric Hutchings, R-Kearns. âBut Iâm not ready to stop yet because things are broken.â The c...
A proposal to set aside funding for Utahâs poorest school districts earned early Senate approval on Monday. By a preliminary 20-8 vote, Senators advanced SB80, which would capture one-third of annual education spending increases in order to incrementally raise the funding floor for public schools. Bill sponsor Sen. Lincoln Fillmore, R-South Jordan, said the bill is necessary to address the disparity in local property tax revenue, which is used by districts to supplement state dollars. School ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
A Utah senator apologized to the University of Utah and its athletic director, Chris Hill, on Monday, while urging his legislative colleagues to do the same. Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, made his comments in response to a legislative audit of the University of Utah athletic department, which found relatively minor financial and inventory infractions amid generally positive budgetary practices. Legislative auditors had conducted their investigation professionally, Dabakis said, but their... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
The story of an old man saving stranded starfish on a beach, one by one, got a retelling recently by Sen. Howard Stephenson. The Draper Republicanâs version of the tale â made into a parable on Utah education â focuses less on each starfish tossed to safety in the ocean and more on the countless more left dying on the sand. âIâm asking you to discard that warm feeling when you consider the tens of thousands that didnât get saved,â Stephenson told members of the House Democratic Caucus. âThere a...
The House Education Committee adjourned abruptly Thursday, leaving in limbo a bill that would offer bonus pay to effective teachers willing to work with low-income students. HB212 would pay a bonus of $5,000 â with annual increases up to $10,000 â when one of the stateâs top-performing 5 percent of teachers works at one of the 92 most economically-challenged schools. Teacher performance would be based on their median growth percentile, or MGP, a measurement of how much improvement students make ...
If he wins next round, he’ll compete in the world championships in Abu Dhabi By ALEX HOLT Contributing Writer Utah
The Court Appointed Special Advocates program of Carbon and Emery counties needs a large increase in volunteers to provide a
At least five lives have been saved since Naloxone kits were first introduced to area law enforcement officers last May.
Here’s a work of art that won’t be around much longer. It’s a spire of ice colored with various flavors
Lifelong Utahn and local artist Scott Yelonek will have his art on display at two shows, one in Salt Lake
Myrna Lee Petersen Randquist, 73, returned to her Heavenly Father on January 30th 2017, in Salt Lake City, Utah. She