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Stories by Courtney Tanner

The University of Utah picks a civil rights activist who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. as its graduation speaker

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 4d ago

A Salt Lake City apartment landlord will be told to cease and desist after telling residents they don’t have to leave — despite an evacuation order

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 5d ago

Tax documents lost in the mail for more than 42,000 students at Salt Lake Community College

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 6d ago

On what would have been Lauren McCluskey’s 22nd birthday, University of Utah president says campus officers are receiving more training but repeats that none will be fired

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 6d ago

White nationalist group rallies at the University of Utah with an anti-immigrant banner

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 11

Utah Jazz center’s book club catches Michelle Obama’s attention. Ekpe Udoh’s reaction? ‘I started sweating.’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 11

‘Dangerous combination’: Latest Utah snowstorm brought more than a foot of powder to ski resorts and higher risk of avalanches statewide

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 11

Let’s talk about sex ... education. Utah voters say they’d like teachers to explain more about condoms and birth control in class, according to new poll.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 9

Two of the worst-performing schools in Utah will get more time to improve after a vote by the state Board of Education

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 8

‘Very little teeth in these policies’: Utah Board of Education will now require school districts to craft rules restricting cellphones — and enforce them

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 8

Republican lawmaker proposes overhauling the Utah Board of Education and eliminating elections for members

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 8

Utah lawmaker, spurred by the death of Lauren McCluskey, wants colleges to create safety plans and train officers about signs of domestic and dating violence

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 7

A Utah lawmaker wants schools to restrict cellphones because she’s concerned students are looking at porn

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 7

Snow day! It’s been at least two decades since a storm last prompted a bunch of Salt Lake County schools to cancel classes.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 6

Bill that would end assigning letter grades to Utah schools passes in the House

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 4

Utah lawmaker says kids see end-of-year exams as ‘dumb tests that don’t matter.' His bill to change that has passed the House.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner February 4

‘All are welcome in this place’: Utah congregants mark one year since an immigrant family took refuge within their church’s walls

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 30

Where did 3,000 Utah students go? An audit finds big gap between online preschool’s enrollment and how many kids later showed up in kindergarten.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 29

He helped appoint new presidents at each of Utah’s eight public colleges. Now, the state commissioner of higher education is stepping down.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 29

From guns to contraceptives to standardized tests: here are five education bills to watch during Utah’s legislative session

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 29

Lauren McCluskey’s parents say the University of Utah never apologized — and has stopped talking to them — after their daughter’s murder on campus. They’re considering a lawsuit.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner , scott d. pierce January 25

The man accused of killing a Provo police officer has been charged with murder — and could face the death penalty

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 23

Criminal charges offer new details on Fashion Place mall shooting — but officers are still searching for the teen who pulled the trigger

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 22

‘A person’s sex is no more subject to change than a person’s age’: Utah lawmaker defends bill to block changes to birth certificates

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner January 22