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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 22h ago

‘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 22h ago

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 3d ago

News Quiz: How well do you know Utah?

Sara Weber By Sara Weber 4d ago

Utah Valley University professor resigns after claiming Muslims shouldn’t be allowed into the U.S. because ‘they hate us and always will’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 5d ago

36 new natural-gas buses, which save money and pollute less, are added to Jordan School District’s fleet

By The Salt Lake Tribune 5d ago

‘We need to find a way to pay them more’: Utah governor pushes for better salaries to retain, recruit more teachers during shortage

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner 6d ago

Schools across Salt Lake County honor 9/11

By The Salt Lake Tribune September 11

30, 40, almost 50 students? Here are the hotspots for overcrowded classrooms in Utah

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 9

This year’s Utah’s teacher of the year spends her time trying to convince her colleagues to stay in the profession

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 7

News Quiz: How well do you know Utah?

Sara Weber By Sara Weber September 7

The state panel that investigates teacher misconduct cases is accused of pushing for unfair punishments. Now it faces an audit.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 6

She wanted to start a gun reform club at her Utah high school. After the adviser initially said it would be 'too political,’ she formed a community group instead.

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner September 5

Tell the Tribune: Are there too many students in your kid’s classroom?

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 28

A Utah principal apologizes after ‘inappropriate’ classroom survey asked students if they are Mormon or had ever had suicidal thoughts

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 27

Here are 3 things Salt Lake Valley schools are doing this year to improve safety

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 25

With cameras and steel doors that slam shut in seconds, this is ‘arguably one of the safest schools in Utah.’ But will lawmakers fund more like it?

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 22

The University of Utah reassigned a graduate assistant after her syllabus restricted students with concealed guns to a ‘Second Amendment zone’

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 21

Poll: Support for school choice growing among Republicans

By Maria Danilova | The Associated Press August 21

With school starting, supporters ramp up campaign to boost Utah education funding with proposed gas-tax hike

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 21

Comedian David Cross faces backlash after promoting University of Utah show with a photo of himself in Mormon temple garments

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 19

Another sign of hard times for teachers? They make up nearly 10 percent of Airbnb hosts.

By Eli Rosenberg | The Washington Post August 19

80% of kids are under the poverty level at this West Valley elementary school. Today, they’ll start classes with new backpacks and fresh haircuts.

Taylor Stevens By Taylor Stevens August 18

After she had to ‘surprise wean’ her first son, this University of Utah student fought for more lactation spaces on campus — and won

Courtney Tanner By Courtney Tanner August 17