Kids Say Teacher Asked About Genitalia Slang

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune A Weber High School teacher has been placed on paid leave after asking her students to name slang for genitalia as part of a lesson. Teacher Ashley Williams was placed on paid leave Friday …

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Utah’s Common Core Test is Making Money

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Utah Districts Report Higher Opt Out Rates

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Utah May Change School Lunch Payment Policy

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Utah Approves Military Charter School

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune A new military charter school received official permission Friday to open as soon as this fall. The state school board voted Friday to approve the application of Utah Military Academy to be located in …

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One-Third of Utah School Buses ‘Dirty’

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune The oldest school bus in the state sits in a garage near a junior high in scenic Eden. This year, the bus turns 30 — older than some students’ parents. "It doesn’t get used …

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Report Lauds Utah’s Computer Science Ed

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune While Utah lags in teaching computer science to underrepresented groups, a new report applauds steps the state has taken to get more kids in-depth education on the subject. Utah is among 17 states and …

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Oversight of Online Ed in Utah Criticized

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune Two private companies are being paid millions in Utah tax dollars to recruit online students who boost enrollment for mostly charter schools — on paper. The schools contract out the students’ online education back …

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UT Bill: Replace Class Time w/Teacher Training

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune The school year in Utah would get shorter for some students so their teachers could have more time to train under a bill advancing in the Legislature. The House Education Committee approved SB103 by …

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UT District May Get PR Help After Lunch Flap

Reprinted from The Salt Lake Tribune As fallout continues over news that dozens of kids’ lunches were dumped last month because of overdue payments, Salt Lake City School District leaders have quietly decided to try to hire a public relations …

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