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Albuquerque, N.M. • Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves “sanctuary campuses” amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump. College administrators in New Mexico — the state with the …

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  • |  Courtesy of Computer History Museum  Martin Newell’s famous ’Utah teapot,’ bought at ZCMI department store in Salt Lake City, on display at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Whatever happened to ... the ubiquitous digital ‘Utah teapot’?
    Martin Newell remembers that he and his wife, Sandra, weren’t in the habit of discussing his research when they sat for tea one weekend in 1975. The B...
    Updated Dec 03 2016 01:35 pm   |     |   Share
  • |  Courtesy of Waverly Giles  BYU-Idaho student Waverly Giles was given a score of zero by her professor for an art project that included images of a woman with bare shoulders. Bare shoulders earn failing grade for BYU-Idaho student’s art project
    A freshman student at Brigham Young University-Idaho said she was surprised to learn that a recent art project went too far by showing exposed female ...
    Updated Dec 02 2016 08:59 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Second graders at Washington Elementary School sing a song at a press conference announcing the launch of a ballot initiative for an income tax increase to fund schools during the 2018 election, Tuesday November 29, 2016. Utah business leaders will gather signatures to put education funding on ’18 ballot
    A group of Utah business leaders is turning to voters to raise funds for public schools. The Our Schools Now initiative will begin collecting signatur...
    Updated Dec 03 2016 05:32 pm   |     |   Share
  • University of Utah boosts programs aimed at race, gender and social justice
    Administrators at the University of Utah have launched a new school aimed at race, gender and social justice. The School for Cultural and Social Tran...
    Updated Nov 29 2016 10:45 am   |     |   Share


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  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Students line up by classroom and march together to enter the brand new Butler Elementary in Cottonwood Heights on Aug. 25, 2016. Report: Changes to Utah taxes pulled $1.2 billion a year from schools
    Two decades of Utah tax policy has cost public schools $1.2 billion a year, according to a report released Monday by Utah Foundation. Between 1995 an...
    Updated Nov 28 2016 10:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   David Cichoski poses for a portrait before starting his shift at Costco in Lehi Thursday November 17, 2016. ‘You have to really swallow your pride’: Utah teachers describe working multiple jobs
    Lehi • Thanksgiving is an all-too-rare day off for Orem resident David Cichoski. He teaches third grade at Freedom Elementary School in Highland and ...
    Updated Nov 28 2016 03:34 pm   |     |   Share
  • Davis County enrichment class teaches Navajo language
    Clearfield • Classes at a community college teach some Davis School District students the Navajo language. Teacher Patricia Benally decided to get inv...
    Updated Nov 28 2016 10:20 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Utah Rep. Rich Cunningham is accusing Athlos Academy of Utah of violating Utah law, which requires public schools to open a bid process before sending taxpayer dollars to building costs. Athlos’ private parent company built the school’s Herriman location, which Athlos now leases. Utah lawmaker accuses charter school of skirting procurement law
    An outgoing Utah lawmaker is crying foul about the creation of a new charter school in Herriman. South Jordan Republican Rep. Rich Cunningham said Fr...
    Updated Dec 03 2016 08:27 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     Alan Hurtado and Seth Carroll who are students in the Utah Restaurant Association’s ProStart Culinary training program, keep an eye on the cooking temperature of turkeys, as students help prepare Thanksgiving dinner for more than 1,000 families. For the past several years, the Restaurant Association has collaborated with the Salvation Army and Chartwellís Dining Services to provide the holiday meal. The teens prepared more 350 pounds of potatoes and 400 pounds of onions, celery and carrots at the Union Building Kitchen on the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City Tuesday November 22, 2016. U. chef, prep culinary students team up to cook Thanksgiving dinner for 1,000 Utahns in need
    Peter Hodgson feeds thousands of University of Utah students each day. Chartwells’ executive chef struck a casual tone rattling off the inventory for ...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 10:42 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah high school graduation rate increases to 85 percent
    Utah’s public high schools continued to improve graduation rates in 2016, lifting the statewide rate 1 percentage point to 85 percent. The latest inc...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 11:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Pat Vaughn teaches her Advanced Human Resources course at Stevens-Henager College in Murray where most of her students will go into IT. The college which does international outreach to countries like China and India offers in part masters of business administration and information systems. Education under Trump: Some Utahns hoping for less oversight, more state control
    President-elect Donald Trump’s candidacy was most known for hard-line stances on immigration, trade and divisive rhetoric on race, religion and gender...
    Updated Nov 22 2016 08:49 am   |     |   Share
  • Photos courtesy Brian Mailes, Weber State University |   Girls in 7th through 12th grades and their parents attend Weber State University’s sixth annual Parent-Daughter Engineering Day on Friday. The event, which aims to expose young girls to engineering, continued Saturday. Event exposes young girls to engineering at Weber State University
    Ogden • When Naomi Anson was a kid, she constantly was told girls weren’t good at math. The phrase was uttered so frequently, she said, that she start...
    Updated Nov 19 2016 09:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • UVU library named for school benefactors Ira and Mary Fulton
    Utah Valley University announced Friday the renaming of its library in honor of two longtime campus benefactors. The building was designated the Ira ...
    Updated Nov 18 2016 08:03 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City resident Pierre-Richard Prosper recounts his role as chief prosecutor, November 15, 2016 in the first-ever trial of rape as a war crime, following the murder of nearly 1 million people and the rape of tens of thousands of women in Rwanda. The genocide is the subject of a documentary, ’The Uncondemned,’ airing Friday at the Broadway Theatre. Rape as a war crime: SLC lawyer recalls Rwandan genocide trial
    Pierre-Richard Prosper has had tea with Afghan warlords. He’s met with the family of a Bosnian war criminal in the hills of Montenegro, seeing no sign...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 10:11 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Steve Griffin / The Salt Lake Tribune)     BYU student Jerron Orton with the Memorial Wall behind him on the east side of the student center on the campus of BYU in Provo Wednesday November 16, 2016. Orton is critical of BYU student leaders position in considering relocating the Memorial Wall to create a meditation space. BYU student government mulling relocation of memorial to fallen soldiers
    Student leaders at Brigham Young University are facing backlash over a proposal to relocate a tribute to those from BYU who have died in war. Memorial...
    Updated Nov 17 2016 01:04 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune)    Ascent Academy students fill the halls in preparation of a recess break. With about 10,000 new students next year, Utah needs to scrounge $115 million more
    Utah schools are bracing for more than 10,000 new students to enroll in classes next fall, and lawmakers are going to have to come up with $115 millio...
    Updated Nov 16 2016 05:10 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Victoria Hewlett was raped multiple times in July 2015 by Utah State University student Jason Relopez. Relopez pleaded guilty and is now in jail. Hewlett is suing because USU knew about other accusations leveled against Relopez a year before he raped her. Emails: Utah State officials knew multiple women had accused student Jason Relopez of rape, but didn’t investigate
    At first, Utah State University student Morgan Klinkowski tried to forget the October 2014 night Jason Relopez raped her. Relopez was popular, she sai...
    Updated Nov 13 2016 04:48 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)    GOv. Gary Herbert answers questions from the media, after a press conference, at the Utah State Capitol, Thursday, November 10, 2016. Harassment of students after election prompts statement from Utah’s guv, school superintendent
    Utah’s governor and top education leader have received numerous reports of “harassment and bullying in our schools” since Election Day, according to a...
    Updated Nov 14 2016 04:45 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Christi Paulson gets her second grade class ready for recess at Riley Elementary School Wednesday November 9, 2016. Diversity and poverty ratios unchanged in Utah public schools
    Minority enrollment in Utah’s public schools increased by more than 5,000 students in 2016, according to demographic data released Thursday by the Uta...
    Updated Nov 10 2016 11:13 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Sticks placed in cups reflecting the mood of students in Christi Paulson’s second grade class at Riley Elementary School Wednesday November 9, 2016. Utah schools seeing fear, frustration and absent students after Election Day
    Before she left for work on Wednesday, Riley Elementary School teacher Christi Paulson said she had a bad feeling about how her students would be resp...
    Updated Nov 11 2016 05:00 am   |     |   Share
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Salt Lake City School Board member Michael Clara poses for a portrait in his home in Salt Lake City Tuesday August 13, 2013. Combative SLC school board member possibly unseated
    The Salt Lake City Board of Education could be saying goodbye to one of its most vocal and divisive members. Preliminary results from Tuesday’s electi...
    Updated Nov 09 2016 07:47 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Trent Nelson  | Tribune file photo)   In this 2013 photo, students play during recess at Butterfield Canyon Elementary in Herriman, which had 14 portable classrooms. Jordan School District voters that year rejected a $495 million bond that would have eased overcrowding, and the district is now trying again with a slimmer request. Early results show voters approving Jordan, Alpine school bonds
    Voters in Salt Lake County and Utah County approved $630 million in school bonds on Tuesday for the Jordan and Alpine School Districts, according to p...
    Updated Nov 08 2016 11:12 pm   |     |   Share
  • Voters approve amendment to send more state land money to Utah schools
    Utah’s public schools will receive a bump in land trust funding after voters approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday night, early elections result...
    Updated Nov 08 2016 11:39 pm   |     |   Share
  • Utah voters complete purge of state school board incumbents, early results show
    State school board incumbents faced an unfriendly electorate in 2016, with preliminary election results showing challengers succeeding in three races....
    Updated Nov 09 2016 11:37 am   |     |   Share