Columbus, Ohio • The all-online, nonprofit Western Governors University is creating its eighth state affiliate through a partnership with Ohio, where officials cheered the arrangement and downplayed an unfavorable federal audit of the school that was released last fall.
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A group of Utahns convened to review school and student safety recommended Wednesday that lawmakers approve a so-called “red flag” bill, allowing weapons to be seized through court order.
Thanks to former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson, who was on the graduation committee, I made it out of high school (Skyline) in 1971.
Westlake High School staff were directing the graduating seniors who stood in line backstage: “Unzip your gowns.”
Ten survivors of the deadly February mass shooting at a Florida high school will visit Utah this summer as one stop on their nationwide road trip to register young voters, challenge members of Congress and continue the political momentum behind their grassroots movement calling for stricter gun laws.
It’s not unusual for the walls of a kindergarten classroom to be plastered with colorful posters.
Kelle Stephens will resume her duties as president of Dixie Technical College, five months after she was fired in a decision that led to claims of blackmail and collusion, and threats of litigation for wrongful termination.
Since retiring from Major League Baseball in 2002 and abandoning a comeback attempt in ’04, former American League MVP and iconoclast slugger Jose Canseco has joined up with myriad lower-level teams, including the Golden Baseball League’s San Diego Surf Dawgs, the United Baseball League’s Laredo Broncos, the North American League’s Yuma Scorpions, the Mexican League’s Quintana Roo Tigres, the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball’s Worcester Tornadoes, the United League’s Fort Worth Cats, and the Pacific Association’s Pittsburg Diamonds, among others.
Volunteers and employees gathered Tuesday at Squatter’s Pub Brewery in Salt Lake City to assemble bicycles for schoolchildren.
Jennifer Cavin was uncasting a large dinosaur fossil excavated in southeastern Utah, removing the protective plaster, when she made a discovery within the discovery.
With large buildings packed together, stadiums beaming like beacons and prolific street lamps for night-owl students, college campuses can be major culprits in light pollution.
A Utah high school dismissed a cheerleader from its squad after she posted a video showing herself and four other girls singing along to a rap song that includes explicit lyrics — though she was not on school property, did not refer to the school and was not participating in a school activity at the time.
Fifteen months ago, Janna Slye reported to superiors at Sierra Bonita Elementary in Spanish Fork that she was worried about the school custodian after finding him alone in a bathroom with one of her special education students.
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Kearns • Keevan Wilson was a straight-F student in junior high, someone who’d had runs in with police and a home life so unstable that he and his siblings were taken from their parents and placed in shelter care.
A man was fired from his job as a Provo crossing guard on Monday, two days after police say he committed a lewd act in front of children and then doused their father with pepper spray.
After another school shooting last week in Texas, members of the Utah School Safety Commission say they’re inching closer toward a series of recommendations to prevent a similar tragedy here.
Two members of Utah’s all-Republican congressional delegation have joined Democratic colleagues in pushing back against recent moves by the U.S. Department of Education to restrict state oversight of student loan providers.
Emily Tooy remembers how her then-supervisor at Utah Valley University voiced his preference for a job candidate.