Aug 12, 2019 7:48 pm MDT'Extreme Makeover' show building home in Utah for refugee family that fled Congo A Congolese family that fled for their lives will soon land in a custom-built home in Ogden, thanks to HGTV's "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," Ogden general contractor Wadman Corporation and an army of volunteers — with more still needed.
Aug 9, 2019 8:32 pm MDT18 Utah schools letting the sunshine in with ambitious plan to improve classrooms Touting academic benefits and energy costs saving of flooding schools with natural light, Canyons School District is adding large windows and skylights to 18 elementary schools in a project funded by voter-approved construction bonds.
Aug 8, 2019 12:59 pm MDTSalt Lake teachers offered 4.1% pay hike; $46,846 starting pay under tentative deal Salt Lake teachers would receive a 4.1% raise and retain their step and lane system, which compensates them years of experience and education attainment, under the teacher association’s tentative agreement with the school district.
Aug 6, 2019 9:40 pm MDTDistricts get an earful on tax increases, but 3 Utah boards OK teacher pay raises School boards in three school districts — Canyons, Jordan and Davis — OKed property tax increases Tuesday to boost teacher salaries, which board members and administrators say are needed to compete for, recruit and retain teachers.
Aug 5, 2019 8:52 pm MDTAll syllabuses for University of Utah classes will include safety messages Starting this fall, all course syllabuses at the University of Utah will include a safety message for students informing them about campus alerts and how to report suspicious activity, request a courtesy escort, or call campus police.
Aug 2, 2019 8:59 pm MDTWithout intervention, Utah's 'opportunity gap' between white, minority students will grow, regents told Unless outcomes at Utah's public colleges and universities change, enrollment and completion rates of students who are racial and ethnic minorities will continue to lag behind white peers even as the state becomes more diverse.
Aug 2, 2019 3:14 pm MDTRegents vote to cut SUU tuition for online-only undergrad programs by 23% Meeting on Southern Utah University's campus, the Utah State Board of Regents voted unanimously Friday to cut tuition for SUU's online-only undergraduate programs by 23%. Graduate program tuition for online-only programs was also cut by about 12%.
Aug 1, 2019 11:12 pm MDTUtah school board OKs $21.6 million contract with SAGE test maker The Utah State Board of Education rekindled its relationship with test vendor American Institutes of Research, makers of the SAGE test, as an interim provider of statewide assessments for students in grades 3-8.
Aug 1, 2019 7:09 pm MDTAISU special education debt could be paid by dipping into State Charter School Board budget American International School of Utah's special education obligations could be repaid by dipping into the State Charter School Board's budget under a proposal approved by the Utah State Board of Education on Thursday.