Recent Articles by Morgan Jacobsen
Published: Friday, June 24, 2016 5:16 pm MDT
Utah again ranks among the top 10 states for overall child well-being, according to an annual report by the Annie E. Case Foundation published this week.
Published: Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:09 pm MDT
Sydnee Dickson was chosen Thursday to lead the Utah State Office of Education as the state superintendent of public instruction.
Published: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 6:14 pm MDT
Utah remains the youngest state in the country, with a median age of 30.7, compared with the U.S. median age of 37.8. Utah and Cache counties are among the 10 youngest counties in the nation, with median ages o...
Published: Monday, June 20, 2016 5:35 pm MDT
An excessive heat warning was issued Monday for parts of southern and eastern Utah, with temperatures soaring in other parts of the state.
Published: Friday, June 17, 2016 5:18 pm MDT
Local economic experts, education leaders, business executives and other Utah residents say many parts of the state's tax structure are outdated, inefficient or unfair.
Published: Thursday, June 16, 2016 8:27 pm MDT
Keeping up with Utah's population growth includes planning, funding and maintaining a robust infrastructure in the state, according to a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley I...
Published: Thursday, June 16, 2016 5:45 pm MDT
Two Utah educators have been selected as finalists to become the next state superintendent of public instruction, education leaders announced Thursday.
Published: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 7:18 pm MDT
Early childhood education, teacher support, college opportunities and other issues are key education priorities going into the 2016 election, according to a new project that aims to inform Utah voters.
Published: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:48 pm MDT
Changes to the student assessment of growth and excellence are on the horizon as state lawmakers and education leaders have begun formal discussions of how Utah's student testing and school accountability syste...
Published: Monday, June 13, 2016 5:31 pm MDT
Students, faculty and staff at Salt Lake Community College dedicated a "pride crosswalk" as a gesture of inclusivity for LGBT students, faculty and staff.