Recent Articles by Morgan Jacobsen
Published: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 4:50 pm MDT
A teacher at Wasatch Junior High School was put on administrative leave Tuesday after she told several seventh-graders to put duct tape on their mouths for talking in class, according to Granite School District...
Published: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:57 pm MDT
The first of several projects funded by a $298 million bond in the Davis School District got underway Tuesday as administrators broke ground for a new high school in Farmington.
Published: Monday, May 23, 2016 7:24 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert said he spoke this month with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who assures him that "we are not the Clinton administration," and a national monument won't be designated in Utah without local i...
Published: Friday, May 20, 2016 6:15 pm MDT
The National Science Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to Utah Valley University this month in an effort to encourage more students to become science and math teachers.
Published: Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:43 pm MDT
Several Utah communities, especially South Jordan, remain among the top in the country for population growth, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 7:15 pm MDT
Utah lawmakers voted to restore more than $4.7 million in funding for various education programs during a special legislative session Wednesday.
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 3:20 pm MDT
A small group of parents gathered at the state Capitol Wednesday, calling on lawmakers to act against the directive from the Obama administration telling schools to allow transgender students to use facilities ...
Published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 2:22 pm MDT
Leaders in the Utah Legislature voted Tuesday to study the local impacts of a recent directive from the White House telling schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms consistent with their gender id...
Published: Monday, May 16, 2016 6:15 pm MDT
Lawmakers will meet this week in a special legislative session to vote on restoring more than $4.7 million for several education programs and whether to formally oppose the creation of a national monument in Ut...
Published: Monday, May 16, 2016 5:15 pm MDT
Morning and evening routines for families across the West may be contributing to conditions that make survival difficult for aquatic wildlife below hydroelectric dams, according to a recent study co-authored by...