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Less than a year after he took the position, Scott Jones has resigned as associate superintendent for business and operations at the Utah State Office of Education.
Leaders of the Alliance for a Better Utah announced Monday they intend to file a lawsuit against the state to force the Utah Legislature to increase funding for public schools.
Weber State University is getting closer to renovating its Social Science Building thanks to a $5 million private donation, university leaders announced Monday.
Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors.
Adding to a legislative focus on early childhood education, lawmakers gave early approval Thursday to a bill that would expand preschool offerings to Utah children.
Utah Valley University leaders announced Wednesday that private donations for a new performing arts building have now topped $20 million in 18 months, exceeding the university's original goal of $15 million.
Utah State University President Stan Albrecht announced Wednesday that he plans to retire after serving 11 years as the institution's leader.
As Utah's industry-driven emphasis on STEM education grows, educators and lawmakers still recognize the role that the arts play in students' learning.
Business leaders are asking lawmakers to consider an increase to the income tax rate to raise money for education by asking voters whether they'd support such a move.
One man was in critical condition after a pedestrian stop by police escalated to a shooting in Salt Lake City on Sunday.