Behind the scenes of every school, changes in statewide education policy and leadership will be ongoing throughout the 2016-17 school year.
Jennifer Napier-Pearce will be replacing Terry Orme as editor of the Salt Lake Tribune, the newspaper’s leadership announced Friday.
A new rule adopted by the State School Board that would allow schools to hire people with professional expertise but who may not have teaching experience sparked debate among teachers, administrators and education organizations.
Ameritech College Healthcare is a Draper-based private college whose nursing program reached its 10th anniversary this year. The program is geared toward nontraditional students.
Members of Utah’s congressional delegation are sponsoring a proposal that would allow mountain biking in wilderness areas.
The majority of Utahns support paying more in income taxes to provide additional money for students, teachers and classrooms, a new poll shows.
A former employee of the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind spent more than $67,000 in donated and state funds on personal purchases from 2012 to 2016, then took steps to conceal the transactions, according to state auditors.
Salt Lake Community College’s Redwood Campus was identified as the site for a protest in conjunction with the Black Lives Matter movement by groups claiming to be affiliated with the global “hacktivist” group Anonymous.
In the midst of an intensifying teacher shortage, Utah lawmakers and education leaders are looking for ways to improve collaboration between K-12 and higher education when it comes to preparing new teachers.
W. Bryan Bowles announced his retirement late Tuesday after a 14-year tenure as superintendent of the Davis School District.
Students, teachers and researchers are working together this week to find out more about water issues in the state through iUTAH, a program funded by the National Science Foundation.
About 15 people gathered in Provo for a vigil on Sunday to show support for law enforcement and to call for civil discussions of police accountability.
A third person has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of David Corey Heisler, who went missing from his Santa Clara home last month.
Police say a man’s death was suspicious after his body was found on the Riverdale Parkway trail Saturday afternoon.
Police are investigating a shooting in Kearns that they say killed a man early Sunday.
Sydnee Dickson, a former elementary school teacher, school counselor and education administrator, hopes to see more fiscal transparency and collaboration with lawmakers during her tenure as state superintendent of public instruction.
Students at Alta High School this fall will be able to apply to a new program through the University of Utah that will allow them to complete their college general education coursework during their final high school years.
The University of Utah board of trustees on Friday appointed H. David Burton to lead the board.
The Utah State Office of Education will now be known as the Utah State Board of Education, according to a Thursday announcement from education leaders.
Candidates for the Utah State Board of Education are navigating a new path to office because of changes in policy that included the board in Tuesday’s primary election.
Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test’s writing portion starting this fall.
Utah again ranks among the top 10 states for overall child well-being, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Case Foundation published this week.
Sydnee Dickson was chosen Thursday to lead the Utah State Office of Education as the state superintendent of public instruction.
Utah remains the youngest state in the country, with a median age of 30.7, compared with the U.S. median age of 37.8. Utah and Cache counties are among the 10 youngest counties in the nation, with median ages of 24.5 and 24.9, respectively.
An excessive heat warning was issued Monday for parts of southern and eastern Utah, with temperatures soaring in other parts of the state.
Local economic experts, education leaders, business executives and other Utah residents say many parts of the state’s tax structure are outdated, inefficient or unfair.
Keeping up with Utah’s population growth includes planning, funding and maintaining a robust infrastructure in the state, according to a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley Institute of Politics.
Two Utah educators have been selected as finalists to become the next state superintendent of public instruction, education leaders announced Thursday.
Early childhood education, teacher support, college opportunities and other issues are key education priorities going into the 2016 election, according to a new project that aims to inform Utah voters.
Changes to the student assessment of growth and excellence are on the horizon as state lawmakers and education leaders have begun formal discussions of how Utah’s student testing and school accountability systems can be improved.