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Education

Gehrke: If voters reject a tax increase for education, it will doom any realistic chance to improve Utah schools

Robert Gehrke By Robert Gehrke 3d ago

Utah’s ACT scores inch up again — but most high school graduates are still not college-ready in math, reading or science

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 4d ago

Utah’s colleges raise tuition with little to no scrutiny, audit finds

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 5d ago

Raising the gas tax to fund Utah schools doesn’t have majority support — but it’s a close call, new poll says

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner October 13

Think you know Utah? Test your knowledge of this week’s news here.

Sara Weber By Sara Weber October 12

There were 110 reported sexual assaults at Utah’s colleges last year. Experts say that’s a good thing.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner October 7

Think you know Utah? Test your knowledge here.

Sara Weber By Sara Weber October 5

Utah’s five female university presidents share their goals, differences and experiences with sexism

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner October 4

The number of college students in Utah is almost as large as Salt Lake City’s population

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner October 4

USU names finalists to head up Mormon studies program

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack October 2

Complaint prompts Utah’s Dixie State University to remove Bible, Book of Mormon from hotel rooms

Peggy Fletcher Stack By Peggy Fletcher Stack October 1

Westminster College’s new president, to be inaugurated Saturday, hopes to ‘counter that mindset’ that private college is inaccessible

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 28

How well do you know the news? Take this quiz to find out.

Sara Weber By Sara Weber September 28

The number of sex assaults reported at the University of Utah increased in 2017

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 26

The University of Utah wants alumni and corporations to donate $1 billion over the next four years

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 25

Digging in the dirt and uncovering Civil War era items at Salt Lake City’s Fort Douglas

Brian Maffly By Brian Maffly September 22

A Utah high school student was happy working at KFC. But with this program’s help, he’s a pre-med senior in college.

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means September 21

‘We have a duty to transform education for the 21st century’: University of Utah inaugurates Ruth Watkins, its first female president

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 21

‘We haven’t had anything like this before’: Norovirus has spread to at least 10 schools in Salt Lake County

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 19

In one Utah school, it costs $2,500 to be on the cheerleading squad. A state audit says high fees for sports and clubs are breaking the law.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 18

Utah Valley University has thousands more students than the University of Utah. But the Orem school’s new president says it won’t start requiring higher test scores or grades: ‘Come as you are.’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 17

‘Kind of a mystery’: Weber High evacuated after students report nausea, headaches and dizziness — though HAZMAT responders find no clear cause

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 17

Can the Board of Education be partisan? Utah Supreme Court justices call state’s argument ‘thin' and ‘almost nonsensical’, but acknowledge ambiguity in the law

Benjamin Wood By Benjamin Wood September 14

News Quiz: How well do you know Utah?

Sara Weber By Sara Weber September 14