STUDENTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/STUDENTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Teacher essay: Seeing the big picture in Finland http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188051-78/teacher-students-doing-finland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58188051-78/teacher-students-doing-finland.html.csp">Teacher essay: Seeing the big picture in Finland</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tara Black </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-19T10:41:21.176-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 10:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Tara Black, who teachers second grade at Indian Hills Elementary in Salt Lake City, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — I am constantly reevaluating what I’m doing with my current students to make sure I am teaching them in a way that they will comprehend and retain. I try to be the teacher that I hope my own family will have. I like to think I am back...</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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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> 58188051@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 10:41:21 MDT What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58166744-78/teachers-finland-students-utah.html.csp">What can Utah schools learn from education leader Finland?</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="2014-07-19T21:57:35.245-06:00">Updated Jul 19, 2014 09:57PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s a country that shies away from high-stakes school testing. It’s a place where teachers are required to have master’s degrees, students spend less time in school than in the U.S. and early childhood education programs are available to all kids. To some Utahns, the school system in Finland might sound like a dream, and, to others, a backward approach. But there’s no arguing with the results: Finland’s students rank far higher than those in the U.S. on international PISA tests. At a time when ...</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> 58166744@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Jul 2014 21:57:35 MDT Teacher essay: Getting students involved in the adult world http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198411-78/students-teachers-community-activities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198411-78/students-teachers-community-activities.html.csp">Teacher essay: Getting students involved in the adult world</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Donell Willey </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T13:04:02.129-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 01:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Lakeridge Junior High teacher Donell Willey was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — My philosophy of teaching stems from my belief that children generally want to contribute to the well-being of, and make a difference in, whatever situation they find themselves, whether in their family or broader community. But do our traditional classrooms provide our 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> 58198411@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:04:02 MDT Prosecutor to monitor Corinthian Colleges chain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198212-79/company-department-federal-monitor.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58198212-79/company-department-federal-monitor.html.csp">Prosecutor to monitor Corinthian Colleges chain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:45:01.774-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Former federal prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald has agreed to serve as an independent monitor of a troubled for-profit education company serving 72,000 students that has agreed to sell or close its campuses, the Education Department said Friday. Fitzgerald prosecuted high-profile cases against Lewis “Scooter” Libby, a top aide to Vice President Dick Cheney, and former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. As part of an agreement with the Education Department, Corinthian Colleges, based in San...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581982122014-07-18T11:45:01.774-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T11:45:01.774-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198212@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:45:01 MDT Teacher essay: Having the time to show students you care http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161674-78/students-teacher-teachers-art.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161674-78/students-teacher-teachers-art.html.csp">Teacher essay: Having the time to show students you care</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Russ McKell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">Special to The Tribune </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T11:39:42.21-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 11:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Russ McKell, a social studies teacher at Summit High School in Orem, was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — In general, Finnish teachers are happy. They are professional. They are focused on students. And their classroom sizes are half the size of ours. In the small community of Siuntio, we toured an art classroom where art teacher Mari Sarviaho proudly s...</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> 58161674@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:39:42 MDT Teacher essay: Can we turn Finnish education values into Utah realities? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165930-78/education-teachers-finnish-finns.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58165930-78/education-teachers-finnish-finns.html.csp">Teacher essay: Can we turn Finnish education values into Utah realities?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Denise Jamsa </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Special to The Salt Lake Tribune </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T14:08:15.787-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 02:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Editor’s note: Music teacher Denise Jamsa was among 32 Utah educators who recently visited schools in Finland with Brigham Young University’s Center for the Study of Europe. Read the related story here. — Finnish children start school at the age of seven, attend for only a few hours each day in the early grades, access very few gifted and talented programs, and take no standardized tests until they are at the end of 9th grade. Yet when they do finally take the international PISA test, they...</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> 58165930@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:08:15 MDT Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183934-78/students-autism-skills-disabilities.html.csp">Autistic teens use architecture software to build job skills</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T09:25:40.9-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 09:25AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sixteen-year-old Mason Dimock can focus intently on one subject, thinks visually and spatially, and is interested in technology — skills that have helped him land a summer job designing for a construction company. He and nine other Salt Lake City teens were selected for a pilot project by NeuroVersity, a company that aims to give students with autism or similar disorders the training they’ll need for careers. The students work with 3-D imaging software called SketchUp Make, developed by Google. ...</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> 58183934@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:25:40 MDT Editorial: No more fighting over Ute fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58166138-82/song-com-fight-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58166138-82/song-com-fight-http.html.csp">Editorial: No more fighting over Ute fight song</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-10T11:36:46.191-06:00">Updated Jul 10, 2014 11:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Witch King: “No man can kill me.” Princess Eowyn: “I am no man.” — Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers If the physics, chemistry and engineering professors at the University of Utah still used the same lectures and texts, still taught the same theories and facts, as they did in 1904, they might find it hard to keep their jobs. At the same time, a full understanding of what we know is incomplete without the history, Neil deGrasse Tyson-style, of how we came to know it. That’s why University Pre...</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> 58166138@www.sltrib.com Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:36:46 MDT Utah children sharpen their financial literacy over summer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161241-78/financial-kids-literacy-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58161241-78/financial-kids-literacy-money.html.csp">Utah children sharpen their financial literacy over summer</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="2014-07-09T22:50:59.489-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 10:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Fork • When the heat takes over and school’s out for summer, many kids long to spend the day splashing carefree in pools. More than 50 Utah County teens, however, chose a different diversion this week: learning financial literacy in an air-conditioned, corporate conference room. “I actually wanted to come because I wanted to learn about how to save my money,” said Gabriela Pedroza, who will be a freshman at Provo High in the fall. “In the future, if you want to go to college, you can us...</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> 58161241@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:50:59 MDT Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161116-79/grads-percent-graduates-students.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161116-79/grads-percent-graduates-students.html.csp">Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T11:58:58.341-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 11:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • What you study — math and science are a plus — seems to matter more than whether your alma mater is public or private when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday by the Education Department. The survey of the class of 2008, by the National Center for Education Statistics, provides an interesting snapshot of the nation’s educated elite following a crushing economic recession: Overall, college grads reported lower unemployment rate...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581611162014-07-08T11:58:58.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T11:58:58.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161116@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:58:58 MDT Corinthian to close campuses in 11 states http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161080-79/students-campus-company-campuses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58161080-79/students-campus-company-campuses.html.csp">Corinthian to close campuses in 11 states</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 10:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Everest College campus in West Valley City is one of a dozen that for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. will close in coming months, the company announced Tuesday. In the toughest regulatory action ever taken against a for-profit college, the U.S. Department of Education and the Santa Ana, Calif.-based company reached an agreement late last week that has it shutting down those campuses in 11 states. It also will put 85 U.S.-based campuses up for sale. About a dozen others in...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581610802014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T22:34:17.394-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58161080@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 22:34:17 MDT Rampell: Republicans out to block the millennial vote http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58160575-82/state-vote-age-voter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58160575-82/state-vote-age-voter.html.csp">Rampell: Republicans out to block the millennial vote</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Catherine Rampell</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T16:12:33.848-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 04:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">First they came for blacks, and we said nothing. Then they came for Latinos, poor people and married women, and we again ignored the warning signs. Now, after our years of apathy, they’re coming for us: the nation’s millennials. Across the country, Republican state policymakers have hoisted barriers to voting by passing voter-ID laws and curtailing electoral accommodations such as same-day registration and early voting. These policy changes are allegedly intended to eradicate the imagined scourg...</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> 58160575@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:12:33 MDT More emails: The fight over the University of Utah fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157326-78/utah-song-fight-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58157326-78/utah-song-fight-university.html.csp">More emails: The fight over the University of Utah fight song</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Danielle Manley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T09:51:40.661-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Through a open records request under the Government Records Access and Management Act, The Salt Lake Tribune received copies of the about 1,300 comments from students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members regarding possible changes to “Utah Man” school fight song. The U. redacted names of current students under FERPA concerns. Here is a selection of comments the U. received. “The beloved tradition of gender inequality is all too pervasive in our culture, the University of Utah should 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> 58157326@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 09:51:40 MDT Corinthian takedown signals tougher enforcement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157056-79/education-department-corinthian-company.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58157056-79/education-department-corinthian-company.html.csp">Corinthian takedown signals tougher enforcement</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">John Lauerman</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T11:06:02.778-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 11:06AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For four years, the Education Department has threatened to rein in for-profit colleges and their soaring student debt. Now it has found a way. The department has taken its toughest regulatory action ever against a for-profit college: putting Corinthian Colleges Inc., with more than 70,000 students, on the path to going out of business. At least two other large players, ITT Educational Services and Education Management, are also at some risk of stricter enforcement, analysts said. “It’s a big dea...</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> 58157056@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 11:06:02 MDT For-profit college agrees to sell most campuses http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149703-79/students-corinthian-company-campuses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58149703-79/students-corinthian-company-campuses.html.csp">For-profit college agrees to sell most campuses</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KIMBERLY HEFLING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T13:07:01.913-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 01:07PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing. Corinthian owns Everest College, Heald College and WyoTech schools. It serves about 72,000 students in 26 states and Ontario, Canada, and receives about $1.4 billion in federal financial student aid annually. The highest concentrations of students are in California, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581497032014-07-04T13:07:01.913-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T13:07:01.913-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149703@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:07:01 MDT University of Utah to change its fight song http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142445-78/song-utah-students-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58142445-78/song-utah-students-university.html.csp">University of Utah to change its fight song</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="2014-07-03T12:32:10.366-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 12:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After months of passionate debate among alumni, students and sports fans, University of Utah leaders announced Wednesday they’re changing the school’s iconic fight song to be more inclusive. The song “Utah Man” will undergo a number of revisions. The line “our coeds are the fairest” will be replaced with “our students are the finest,” and the line “no other gang of college men” will be replaced with “no rival band of college fans.” Also, the word “fan” will be added after the word “man” in pri...</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> 58142445@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:32:10 MDT Shibley: Colleges slowly taking away First Amendment rights http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145876-82/college-rights-speech-campuses.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58145876-82/college-rights-speech-campuses.html.csp">Shibley: Colleges slowly taking away First Amendment rights</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Shibley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Special To The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T07:44:14.706-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">PHILADELPHIA • September 17 last year was a pretty bad day for the Constitution on our campuses. Robert Van Tuinen of Modesto Junior College in California was prevented from passing out copies of the Constitution outside of his college’s tiny “free speech zone.” Near Los Angeles, Citrus College student Vinny Sinapi-Riddle was threatened with removal from campus for the “offense” of collecting signatures for a petition against NSA domestic surveillance outside his college’s tiny free speech area....</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> 58145876@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:44:14 MDT Letter: Congress is like junior high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109785-82/congress-problem-effective-rules.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58109785-82/congress-problem-effective-rules.html.csp">Letter: Congress is like junior high school</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-27T11:31:04.347-06:00">Updated Jun 27, 2014 11:31AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There is an ongoing uproar about the recent rules made by the EPA about greenhouse gas emissions. While these new rules have some flexibility on a state-by-state basis, most informed observers see the “rules” approach as the least effective of three basic approaches. The other two are “cap and trade” and a tax on carbon emissions. Both “cap and trade” and a carbon tax are deemed to be more effective and efficient. Congress has worked on bills that address these two approaches but have failed to ...</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> 58109785@www.sltrib.com Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:31:04 MDT A for-profit college falters as federal cash wanes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58119786-79/corinthian-students-loans-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58119786-79/corinthian-students-loans-department.html.csp">A for-profit college falters as federal cash wanes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By FLOYD NORRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> New York Times News Service</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T15:17:01.934-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 03:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A decade ago, Corinthian Colleges was a Wall Street darling — a company that seemed to be able to coin money from the federal government and from desperate students. Now it is on the brink of collapse. You may have never heard of Corinthian, but it is a principal beneficiary of federal student loans, taking in $1.4 billion a year from the government. It operates schools under the names Heald, Everest and WyoTech. Everest has a campus in Salt Lake City. A week ago it said it would be unable to fi...</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> 58119786@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:17:01 MDT FBI investigating prostitution ring at school district in El Paso http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58114143-68/amp-paso-investigation-officials.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58114143-68/amp-paso-investigation-officials.html.csp">FBI investigating prostitution ring at school district in El Paso</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T22:25:24.552-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 10:25PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">El Paso, Texas •The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating an underage-prostitution ring involving middle and high school students throughout El Paso, Ysleta Independent School District officials said. FBI officials said Tuesday there is an investigation at YISD but would not comment if there was an investigation in other school districts in the city. Patricia Ayala, spokeswoman for YISD, also confirmed the FBI investigation at YISD. A statement from the district said the investigatio...</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> 58114143@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:25:24 MDT