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Following standardized testing debacle, Utah will sign a $21 million contract with the company it previously used

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 1d ago

Kearns High football coach promises ‘consequences’ for players who posted video of a gay pride flag being burned

By The Salt Lake Tribune 1d ago

Weber State OK’d a student growing hemp for his senior project. He could still be arrested for misusing.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 1d ago

Gehrke: It’s baffling how Utah schools ended up with such a disastrous standardized test

Robert Gehrke By Robert Gehrke 6d ago

It changed my life and can change yours, Peace Corps director, a Salt Lake City native, tells Utahns

By Yue Stella Yu 6d ago

Meet 5 Utah high school graduates taking different paths — including a gap year and going straight to work

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 8

A BYU lieutenant was under criminal investigation for two years. New records show the computer searches that sparked the inquiry.

Jessica Miller By Jessica Miller June 7

Utah will cancel its $44 million contract with a standardized testing company after repeated glitches and outages

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 7

Utah’s science standards will be updated — despite concerns over what students will learn about evolution, climate change and humans being ‘like pigs’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 6

Will there be a teacher strike in Utah?

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 6

Horizonte students defy long odds, difficulties to receive high school diplomas

Sara Tabin By Sara Tabin June 5

University of Utah police apologize for including Lauren McCluskey’s name on the program for awards her parents said border 'on obscene’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 5

'We’re done being disrespected’: Salt Lake City teachers walk out of meeting about salary increases

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 4

At least 40 students say Brigham Young University discriminates against those with disabilities. But the school says some of those accounts ‘are inaccurate.’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner June 2

Kirby: Grandkids’ graduation day is proof I got something right

Robert Kirby By Robert Kirby May 31

Another Utah school district is increasing its starting teacher salary. It’s offering $48,000 and a $4.5 million grant pool — but not all educators are on board.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 29

These high school graduates earned $1.5M in college scholarships. They visited Salt Lake City schools to inspire younger students.

By The Salt Lake Tribune May 29

Jordan School District names superintendent who is well-versed in the area’s education system

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 29

Utah County gym teacher charged with child abuse for an altercation with a student

Sean P. Means By Sean P. Means May 28

Utah knew the company it picked to create standardized tests had a history of crashes and cyberattacks. It signed a $44 million contract anyway.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 26

Utah governor questions the state’s ranking as dead last in per-pupil funding. But the figure he’s using is for a different year.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 23

Community says farewell to 60-year-old West Jordan Middle School, which will be torn down and replaced

By The Salt Lake Tribune May 18

Some BYU alumni plan to withhold donations and skip sporting events until enforcement of the Honor Code changes

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner , jessica miller May 18

How many women and minorities are faculty at Utah’s universities? No one really knows — but there’s a new effort to collect the data.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner May 18