EDUCATION - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/EDUCATION News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-ed: Time to take a swing at financial literacy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802532-82/financial-utah-literacy-education.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57802532-82/financial-utah-literacy-education.html.csp">Op-ed: Time to take a swing at financial literacy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Philip Cofield and Charlie Lansche</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-18T17:47:01.676-06:00">Updated Apr 18, 2014 05:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">“Baseball is 90 percent mental and the other half is physical,” is one of the many sayings attributed to baseball great Yogi Berra. Though April does mark the start of baseball season, it’s also a month that promotes the need for the kind of education that might have helped Yogi improve on his ability to figure percentages. The month is called National Financial Literacy Month, and it’s recognized as a time for students, parents and educators to focus on teaching young people personal financia...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 57802532@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:47:01 MDT NASA astronaut emphasizes STEM education to Utah students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823964-78/astronaut-musgrave-nasa-stem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823964-78/astronaut-musgrave-nasa-stem.html.csp">NASA astronaut emphasizes STEM education to Utah students</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sheena McFarland</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T11:10:54.631-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Six-time shuttle astronaut Story Musgrave visited students in the Math Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Club at Copper Mountain Middle School Wednesday afternoon to emphasize the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers. Musgrave is the only NASA astronaut to fly on all five shuttles during his 30-year career with the agency. He also was on the mission that repaired the blurry Hubble telescope. Musgrave is visiting Utah to deliver the keynote address at Clark...</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> 57823964@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:10:54 MDT Utah poised to tighten rules on booze education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823862-78/education-liquor-advisory-alcohol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57823862-78/education-liquor-advisory-alcohol.html.csp">Utah poised to tighten rules on booze education</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kathy Stephenson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:28:21.633-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In the future, applicants for one of Utah’s alcohol-education permits may first have to prove they are qualified to teach about wine, beer and spirits — something that hasn’t been required in the past. Proper certification is one of several recommendations approved Tuesday by the state’s liquor advisory board, made up of restaurant and club representatives. The advisory board also recommended that applicants submit detailed information about hours of operation, pricing and server-training proced...</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> 57823862@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:28:21 MDT Letter: Citizens must aid schools; legislators won’t http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796116-82/public-education-support-schools.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57796116-82/public-education-support-schools.html.csp">Letter: Citizens must aid schools; legislators won’t</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-14T13:53:34.92-06:00">Updated Apr 14, 2014 01:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Each year our Legislature and governor claim education is their top priority, and ...? Well, what we know is that we are last in the nation in public school funding per student, and we barely fund the increased enrollment we face. Our Legislature in particular seems intent on diverting education funds to charter schools in their never-ending snub of — some would say war on — public education. Since it seems that appeals to elected officials fall on perpetually deaf ears, here are some things we...</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> 57796116@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:53:34 MDT UMFA’s Dietrich chosen for prestigious leadership program http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806987-66/museum-arts-program-fine.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/moviecricket/57806987-66/museum-arts-program-fine.html.csp">UMFA’s Dietrich chosen for prestigious leadership program</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T14:47:55.896-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 02:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The head of the Utah Museum of Fine Arts has been chosen for a prestigious education program. Gretchen Dietrich, UMFA’s executive director, is one of 39 museum executives chosen for the Getty Leadership Institute’s 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders. The GLI program is aimed to improve leadership skills for museum executives, “to manage change and forge success in the global museum field,” according to a statement from UMFA. The program includes a week of distance learning in Ap...</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> 57806987@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:47:55 MDT Talk about his debt before you break it off http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57755220-223/debt-break-carolyn-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57755220-223/debt-break-carolyn-money.html.csp">Talk about his debt before you break it off</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-11T01:01:02.289-06:00">Updated Apr 11, 2014 01:01AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dear Carolyn • I finished my undergrad a year ago, have a good job, and consider myself financially stable. My boyfriend is finishing his master’s and will graduate with $200,000 in student debt. We’ve been together for nine months and have not talked seriously about his massive debt. I know we both eventually want to be married and have kids, travel and live comfortable lives. I don’t see that being a possibility. Homeownership and kids seem impossible under that kind of debt. I’ve considered t...</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> 57755220@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 01:01:02 MDT Investment firm acquires two Utah education companies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790466-79/north-weld-based-companies.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57790466-79/north-weld-based-companies.html.csp">Investment firm acquires two Utah education companies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Vince Horiuchi</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T09:50:02.139-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 09:50AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investment firm Weld North Holdings LLC announced it has acquired two Utah companies that develop education software solutions. Weld North, which is based in New York, has purchased Provo-based Imagine Learning, which develops language and literacy software for students, and educational software management company Truenorthlogic, which is in Sandy. The terms of the acquisitions were not released. “We are thrilled to bring Imagine Learning and Truenorthlogic into the Weld North education family,”...</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> 57790466@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 09:50:02 MDT Letter: Congress should help fund global education project http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775088-82/education-gpe-global-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57775088-82/education-gpe-global-million.html.csp">Letter: Congress should help fund global education project</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-06T23:15:01.464-06:00">Updated Apr 6, 2014 11:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">While many Utah children enjoy spring break, keep in mind that approximately 57 million children worldwide are literally dying for the chance to attend school. A few years ago, the Taliban boarded a bus and shot a 15-year-old girl in the head to terrorize young women and keep them from getting an education in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Because what they fear most is an educated woman. In South Sudan, girls are more likely to die in childbirth than finish the eighth grade. The Global Partnersh...</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> 57775088@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:15:01 MDT Popular Mill Hollow Outdoor Education Center faces closure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703624-78/hollow-mill-center-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57703624-78/hollow-mill-center-students.html.csp">Popular Mill Hollow Outdoor Education Center faces closure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By brett prettyman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T21:56:34.827-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 09:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Mill Hollow Outdoor Education Center, run by the Granite School District, should be celebrating its 50th year of immersing students in the wonders of the wilds of the Uinta Mountains. Instead, the district is scrambling to find funds to keep offering the popular summer tradition. Shannon Bergmann’s son Alex, a sixth-grader at Eastwood Elementary, went to the camp last August. “When his friends saw the fliers they couldn’t believe it might be closing,” Bergmann said. “They all want their sibl...</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> 57703624@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 21:56:34 MDT Don’t breach test security, official warns Utah teachers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57775148-78/test-common-core-books.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57775148-78/test-common-core-books.html.csp">Don’t breach test security, official warns Utah teachers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-05T17:20:10.756-06:00">Updated Apr 5, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Office of Education is threatening action against the license of any educator involved in a breach of test-question security by a high school student. A female 11th-grader took pictures of a passage of writing that was testing students’ ability to think and write critically on the new high-stakes SAGE standardized tests. The passage was about the merits of reading books or playing video games. The pictures were posted on a blog run by opponents of the new Utah Common Core standards, and...</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> 57775148@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:20:10 MDT Veto: Utah parent panel won’t review curriculum complaints http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765517-78/parents-state-bill-veto.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57765517-78/parents-state-bill-veto.html.csp">Veto: Utah parent panel won’t review curriculum complaints</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T22:14:31.679-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 10:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Heeding calls from the State Board of Education, Utah PTA and parents on a statewide test question review committee, Gov. Gary Herbert on Wednesday vetoed SB257. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, passed the House by a single vote in the waning minutes of the legislative session last month. The bill would have expanded the job of the 15 parents who volunteered last year to scrutinize thousands of possible questions for new standardized tests being used this spring in Utah...</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> 57765517@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 22:14:31 MDT College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763846-77/athletes-college-northwestern-huma.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57763846-77/athletes-college-northwestern-huma.html.csp">College athletes take labor cause to Capitol Hill</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM RAUM and KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-03T16:45:38.789-06:00">Updated Apr 3, 2014 04:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Members of a group trying to unionize college athletes sought out potential congressional allies Wednesday as they braced for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University are employees who have the right to form a union. Former Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter, the face of a movement to give college athletes the right to unionize, and Ramogi Huma, the founder and president of the National College Players Association, had meetings scheduled...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577638462014-04-03T16:45:38.789-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-03T16:45:38.789-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57763846@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:45:38 MDT U.S. official pushes for more education technology in Utah schools http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57759176-78/technology-doggett-education-program.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57759176-78/technology-doggett-education-program.html.csp">U.S. official pushes for more education technology in Utah schools</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-02T07:30:50.611-06:00">Updated Apr 2, 2014 07:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Children as young as 3 or 4 can benefit greatly from technology, but educators have been slow to adopt digital devices in preschool classrooms, a U.S. Department of Education deputy secretary said Tuesday in Salt Lake City. Libby Doggett, who heads up the Obama administration’s early-childhood education office, spent the day touring Granite School District’s innovative preschool program and spoke at an event sponsored in the afternoon by the Waterford Institute. That Sandy-based nonprofit devel...</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> 57759176@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:30:50 MDT Emanuel: Wising up on early education http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57757377-82/early-education-parents-quality.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57757377-82/early-education-parents-quality.html.csp">Emanuel: Wising up on early education</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Rahm Emanuel</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special to The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T04:33:01.753-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 04:33AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When I was young, I would accompany my father, a pediatrician, on his rounds at hospitals across Chicago. He routinely gave parents of the children he examined a short booklet he had written on how to be an involved parent. While it included many tips, his central point was that parents needed to read to their children. The earlier they started, he stressed, the better. I am reminded of this as I observe the stale and senseless debate in Washington over the value of early education. Too many Rep...</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> 57757377@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:33:01 MDT Park City High wins top AP honor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753382-78/park-ranked-education-business.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753382-78/park-ranked-education-business.html.csp">Park City High wins top AP honor</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="2014-04-01T22:07:08.974-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 10:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Gov. Gary Herbert and state business leaders honored Park City High on Monday as the Top Advanced Placement High School in Utah. Park City High was named the top AP high school based on a formula looking at the percent of students who take and pass AP tests. The governor awarded the school a traveling trophy and met with students to learn about the keys to their success. Herbert recognized the school Monday in collaboration with the Education Excellence Commission, Fidelity Investments and Pros...</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> 57753382@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 22:07:08 MDT Canyons district names three superintendent finalists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753984-78/district-canyons-superintendent-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57753984-78/district-canyons-superintendent-utah.html.csp">Canyons district names three superintendent finalists</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="2014-03-31T21:44:25.258-06:00">Updated Mar 31, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Canyons School District leaders announced Monday three finalists for the job of superintendent, including two Utah educators and one from outside the state. Finalists include James Briscoe, superintendent of DeKalb Community Unit School District No. 428 in DeKalb, Ill.; Craig Hammer, executive director of secondary schools, Washington County School District in St. George; and Kathryn McCarrie, assistant superintendent and chief performance officer for the Canyons School District. The Canyons bo...</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> 57753984@www.sltrib.com Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:44:25 MDT Utah K-12 superintendent Martell Menlove retiring http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743506-78/menlove-education-superintendent-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57743506-78/menlove-education-superintendent-state.html.csp">Utah K-12 superintendent Martell Menlove retiring</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kristen Moulton </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T22:38:42.898-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Martell Menlove said he feels badly about stepping down earlier than promised as Utah’s superintendent of public instruction. But, he said after announcing his retirement Friday, he had not expected the impact on his life when he took the job in October 2012. “I didn’t anticipate the amount of pressure I would feel, some of that self-imposed,” Menlove said Friday. “There is not one particular thing. It’s an accumulation of things.” Menlove had told the Utah State Board of Education, which was c...</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> 57743506@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:38:42 MDT Student loan debt in U.S., now totaling $1 trillion, widens wealth gap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57738839-68/debt-student-loans-college.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57738839-68/debt-student-loans-college.html.csp">Student loan debt in U.S., now totaling $1 trillion, widens wealth gap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CAROLYN THOMPSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-27T10:43:30.333-06:00">Updated Mar 27, 2014 10:43AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Every month that Gregory Zbylut pays $1,300 toward his law school loans is another month of not qualifying for a decent mortgage. Every payment toward their student loans is $900 Dr. Nida Degesys and her husband aren’t putting in their retirement savings account. They believe they’ll eventually climb from debt and begin using their earnings to build assets rather than fill holes. But, like the roughly 37 million others in the U.S. saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, they may never catch up...</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> 57738839@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:43:30 MDT Report: New York schools most racially segregated in U.S. http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733814-68/schools-york-black-report.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57733814-68/schools-york-black-report.html.csp">Report: New York schools most racially segregated in U.S.</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREN MATTHEWS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-26T20:39:08.707-06:00">Updated Mar 26, 2014 08:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • New York state has the most segregated public schools in the nation, with many black and Latino students attending schools with virtually no white classmates, according to a report released Wednesday. The report by the Civil Rights Project at the University of California at Los Angeles looks at enrollment trends from 1989 to 2010. In New York City, the largest school system in the U.S. with 1.1 million pupils, the study notes that many of the charter schools created over the last doz...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577338142014-03-26T20:39:08.707-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-26T20:39:08.707-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733814@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:39:08 MDT What should Utah change by 2050? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728053-78/utah-future-housing-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57728053-78/utah-future-housing-percent.html.csp">What should Utah change by 2050?</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T22:52:31.567-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">By 2050, Utah will be home to 2.5 million more residents — who will need jobs, education, roads and transit and affordable housing. They’ll add to the demand for clean water, clean air and the state’s recreation areas. To develop strategies to manage and thrive in a more crowded future, eight task forces convened by Envision Utah are getting underway and will be reaching out to Utahns for ideas and feedback as part of the “Your Utah, Your Future” campaign. Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced the pl...</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> 57728053@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 22:52:31 MDT