ATTENDANCE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ATTENDANCE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Graduating from Mormon seminary just got harder http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421546-78/seminary-requirements-students-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58421546-78/seminary-requirements-students-class.html.csp">Graduating from Mormon seminary just got harder</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-01T20:05:44.056-06:00">Updated Oct 1, 2014 08:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Just because Mormon seminary takes place outside traditional high-school buildings doesn’t mean its students are free from the trappings of typical classes. That means showing up for class, reading the assigned texts, even passing tests. This year, in fact, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has implemented stricter requirements to graduate from seminary. Now, teens will have to take twice-a-year assessments and fulfill reading requirements as part of their path to graduation. Stu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58421546@www.sltrib.com Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:05:44 MDT BYU football: Cougs unbeaten, ranked, but attendance slipping http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58459320-88/byu-state-attendance-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/cougars/58459320-88/byu-state-attendance-football.html.csp">BYU football: Cougs unbeaten, ranked, but attendance slipping</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jay Drew</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T23:36:13.247-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Provo • After roughly 5,840 football tickets went unsold for BYU’s home opener against Houston, coach Bronco Mendenhall half-jokingly suggested he was disappointed the Thursday night game televised by ESPN wasn’t a sellout at LaVell Edwards Stadium. The Cougars were 2-0, freshly ranked, and coming off a 41-7 beatdown of Texas. “Where is everybody?” Mendenhall asked after 57,630 fans showed up on a night BYU paid tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and members of the U.S. Arm...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58459320@www.sltrib.com Sat, 27 Sep 2014 23:36:13 MDT More than one in 10 Utah kids chronically missed school last year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430076-78/attendance-percent-utah-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58430076-78/attendance-percent-utah-report.html.csp">More than one in 10 Utah kids chronically missed school last year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Benjamin wood</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T22:06:44.949-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 10:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">More than one out of 10 Utah elementary school students was chronically absent from school last year. About 36,000 kids, or 12 percent of all students, routinely missed classes during the 2012-2013 school year, according to a report released Thursday by Voices for Utah Children. September is national and Utah Attendance Awareness Month and the report was the centerpiece of a forum held Thursday in Salt Lake City for educators, policy makers and school attendance advocates. “If kids aren’t the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58430076@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:06:44 MDT