Recent Articles by Benjamin Wood
Published: Thursday, August 28, 2014 3:08 pm MDT
Hundreds of bank accounts in Summit County are at risk after a third-party vendor of county fair tickets was compromised.
Published: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:24 pm MDT
Third District Judge Ryan Harris declined Wednesday to issue a ruling on the amount of a bond Park City Mountain Resort must pay its landlord to continue operations through the upcoming ski season. An additiona...
Published: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 3:25 pm MDT
Sen. Stephen Urquhart, R-St. George, is working on legislation to create individual graduation maps for students that offer tuition incentives for graduating in four years.
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 6:12 pm MDT
A new poll conducted by Dan Jones & Associates for UtahPolicy.com shows that a plurality of Utahns oppose the Common Core, but only 1 in 5 likely voters can accurately identify what it is.
Back (home) to school: Thousands of Utah children return to class in their own kitchens, living rooms
Published: Saturday, August 23, 2014 5:31 pm MDT
Home schooling parents say there are resources available for anyone to educate their children at home, but some worry about the opportunities that are lost outside of a traditional school setting.
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 3:33 pm MDT
Outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, announced Friday she has applied for the position of state superintendent of public instruction.
Published: Friday, August 22, 2014 2:00 pm MDT
The mayors of six cities involved in the UTOPIA fiber-optic network are considering ways to gauge public opinion on a controversial utility fee proposal after elections officials determined the issue cannot be ...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 9:38 pm MDT
The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a conflict of inter...
Published: Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:41 am MDT
Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 6:16 pm MDT
Educators on Monday reviewed preliminary data from the state's SAGE computer adaptive testing system.