Olympics Blog - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/Blogs/tribtalk Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Trib Talk: What will it take to shrink class sizes? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58406854-71/tribtalk-class-sizes-com.html.csp Utah schools are known for their large class sizes, but what difference do numbers make for students and teachers? How does quantity in the classroom affect learning? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Education Policy Center director Andrea Rorrer, Utah State University education professor Laura Foley and Tribune reporter Lisa Schencker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the research and what it would take to reduce class sizes.  Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join t... Utah schools are known for their large class sizes, but what difference do numbers make for students and teachers? How does quantity in the classroom affect learning? On Monday at 12:15 p.m., Utah Education Policy Center director Andrea Rorrer, Utah State University education professor Laura Foley and Tribune reporter Lisa Schencker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the research and what it would take to reduce class sizes.  Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join t... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58406854@www.sltrib.com Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:32:36 MDT Trib Talk: The weekend ahead, a look back at Comic Con http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58403417-71/tribtalk-com-sltrib-talk.html.csp Time to plan your weekend, and TribTalk can help. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means and “resident nerd” Sheena McFarland will talk about the weekend’s entertainment — including the end of the Utah State Fair and Red Butte Garden’s summer series, the start of JazzSLC’s season, and the worst movie ever filmed in Utah — and look back at last week’s Salt Lake Comic Con. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending quest... Time to plan your weekend, and TribTalk can help. On Friday at 12:15 p.m., Salt Lake Tribune movie critic Sean P. Means and “resident nerd” Sheena McFarland will talk about the weekend’s entertainment — including the end of the Utah State Fair and Red Butte Garden’s summer series, the start of JazzSLC’s season, and the worst movie ever filmed in Utah — and look back at last week’s Salt Lake Comic Con. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending quest... 58403417@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:03:49 MDT Behind the Headlines: Vail buys PCMR, gay marriage, lunch manager gets blame http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58403429-71/sltrib-com-vail-buys.html.csp The U.S. Supreme Court announces it will review same-sex marriage cases involving five states, including Utah. Vail buys Park City Mountain Resort, ending a three years of litigation. Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff asks the FBI and Utah Department of Public Safety for tapes, documents and all other information gathered on him. And a former Salt Lake City School District lunchroom manager is blamed for dumping school lunches of children with empty accounts, a report finds. On Frida... The U.S. Supreme Court announces it will review same-sex marriage cases involving five states, including Utah. Vail buys Park City Mountain Resort, ending a three years of litigation. Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff asks the FBI and Utah Department of Public Safety for tapes, documents and all other information gathered on him. And a former Salt Lake City School District lunchroom manager is blamed for dumping school lunches of children with empty accounts, a report finds. On Frida... 58403429@www.sltrib.com Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:42:00 MDT Trib Talk: Kate Kelly on Mormon feminists, life after excommunication http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58398209-71/tribtalk-kelly-sltrib-com.html.csp In a recent Tribune op-ed column, Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly says there is common ground among Mormon feminists and that she embraces all efforts to address gender inequality within the LDS Church. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Kelly joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about what she sees as incremental steps toward equity, life after excommunication and the future of Ordain Women. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments... In a recent Tribune op-ed column, Ordain Women founder Kate Kelly says there is common ground among Mormon feminists and that she embraces all efforts to address gender inequality within the LDS Church. On Thursday at 12:15 p.m., Kelly joins Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about what she sees as incremental steps toward equity, life after excommunication and the future of Ordain Women. Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by sending questions and comments... 58398209@www.sltrib.com Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:09:02 MDT Trib Talk: Park City Mountain Resort to open, now what? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58394779-71/tribtalk-park-resort-com.html.csp Park City Mountain Resort announced it would pay a $17.5 million bond, meaning the resort will open for the 2014-2015 season. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Park City Councilwoman Liza Simpson, ski historian Mike Korologos and Tribune reporter Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the impact the ongoing litigation between PCMR and Vail has had on the community and Utah’s ski industry generally.  Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by send... Park City Mountain Resort announced it would pay a $17.5 million bond, meaning the resort will open for the 2014-2015 season. On Wednesday at 12:15 p.m., Park City Councilwoman Liza Simpson, ski historian Mike Korologos and Tribune reporter Christopher Smart join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to discuss the impact the ongoing litigation between PCMR and Vail has had on the community and Utah’s ski industry generally.  Watch this online video chat at sltrib.com. You can also join the discussion by send... 58394779@www.sltrib.com Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:56:47 MDT Trib Talk: Utah school board candidates v. the process http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/58389395-71/tribtalk-board-candidates-com.html.csp A challenge to the way people are elected to the state school board got a boost last week. A federal judge sided with three people seeking to be candidates on the ballot, ruling the current candidate selection process is unconstitutional. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., plaintiff Breck England and Tribune reporters Tom Harvey and Lisa Schencker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the case and what the ruling means for the school board and elections in November.  Watch this online video chat at s... A challenge to the way people are elected to the state school board got a boost last week. A federal judge sided with three people seeking to be candidates on the ballot, ruling the current candidate selection process is unconstitutional. On Tuesday at 12:15 p.m., plaintiff Breck England and Tribune reporters Tom Harvey and Lisa Schencker join Jennifer Napier-Pearce to talk about the case and what the ruling means for the school board and elections in November.  Watch this online video chat at s... 58389395@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:26:39 MDT