Education

Utah kids prodded to walk or bike to school

Walk More in Four

There are a lot of kids who could walk or ride their bikes to school, but they don't. The Utah Department of Transportation would like to change that. “There...

Education

Late 111 times, New Jersey teacher still keeps his job

A New Jersey teacher who was late to work more than 100 times over the course of two school years may keep his job, according to an arbitrator’s decision....


Education

Ogden youths in custody benefit from cultural shift

OGDEN — Mill Creek Youth Center adopted a mascot last year. “Now we're the Mill Creek Mavericks,” said Benjamin Carrier, whose duties as...


Education

Tips offered for paying for college with less debt

Fifty-two percent of Utah college students graduate with debt, averaging $22,418 in student loans, according to Utah System of Higher Education statistics....


Education

Poll: Most adults feel standardized tests not helping kids

A new poll shows most Americans believe there is too much emphasis on standardized tests in public schools, but people are split on whether parents should have the...


Education

Greenhouse growing at WSU Davis campus

LAYTON — Botany and nutrition students share a common need — plants. Weber State University students will soon be growing those plants in a...




Police & Fire

Police ask motorists to slow down after boy hit in crosswalk

KAYSVILLE — Police are asking motorists to slow down and watch for children after a 12-year-old was hit in a crosswalk on his way to school. Kaysville...


Education

Utah kids prodded to walk or bike to school

There are a lot of kids who could walk or ride their bikes to school, but they don't. The Utah Department of Transportation would like to change that. “There...


Education

After-school hours may be most dangerous for kids

The morning rush can make getting to school a dangerous activity for children, but heading back home after school seems to be especially perilous. Nearly one-third...


Education

Drivers in school zones may get education by citation

Police officers will be out in force on the first day of school, reminding drivers to slow down and watch for children. “It's more education versus citation,...


Education

Utah public school teachers less diverse than student body

Utah’s public school teachers are less diverse than the students they teach, according to a review of state data. While one in four students is part of a...


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