Recent Articles by Benjamin Wood
Published: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 4:18 pm MDT
Lawmakers met Wednesday for the first meeting of the Education Task Force. The task force was created during the most recent legislative session to advance long-term planning and goals for public and higher edu...
Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 4:26 pm MDT
The Salt Lake County Council gave preliminary approval to the creation of a mutual commitment registry, which would grant official recognition to unmarried and committed partnerships.
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 6:19 pm MDT
More than 40 local Scouting leaders will participate in a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Texas this week, during which a vote will be taken on a new membership policy.
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 5:20 pm MDT
Skyline High School senior Kelsey Paulding is one of 625 students awarded a special scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. The scholarship allows Paulding to study Chinese in China over the summer.
Published: Monday, May 20, 2013 4:57 pm MDT
The Salt Lake County Council will consider the creation of a mutual commitment registry during its meeting Tuesday. Employers could then use to the registry to extend benefits to partners of unmarried employees...
Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 4:20 pm MDT
More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon.
Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 2:36 pm MDT
The Utah Board of Regents has selected former commissioner of higher education Richard Kendell to serve as interim president of Southern Utah University.
Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 11:10 am MDT
The Salt Lake City School Board is considering a property tax increase that would cost an additional $12.65 per year on a $100,000 home.
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 5:32 pm MDT
Utah's Republican Party will vote on a resolution opposing the Common Core State Standards on Saturday. The resolution has received an unfavorable recommendation by party leadership who worry the resolution is ...
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 4:40 pm MDT
Members of the State Office of Education presented their first report to the Education Interim Committee on the use of state class size reduction funds. Under a new law, schools must account and create plans fo...