Recent Articles by Benjamin Wood
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:01 pm MDT
A new lawsuit accuses the State School Board of violating state statute by adopting the Common Core State Standards without sufficient input from parents.
Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 2:40 pm MDT
The final candidates for the State School Board have been selected by Gov. Gary Herbert.
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 9:29 pm MDT
The South Jordan City Council on Wednesday joined with the Jordan School Board and neighboring cities in accepting an agreement designed to stave off a district split.
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:25 pm MDT
A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards.
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 5:12 pm MDT
After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area.
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 8:58 pm MDT
Crews neared containment Sunday on several fires burning throughout Utah.
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:10 pm MDT
Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School.
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:47 pm MDT
A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also shows a shift i...
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:34 pm MDT
Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 12:53 pm MDT
Researchers at the University of Utah studied the effect that fecal transplants had on woodrats who had lost the ability to eat toxic creosote bushes.