Recent Articles by Morgan Jacobsen
Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 2:56 pm MST
Police arrested a man Wednesday who they say stole merchandise at a Costco store, then hit a police officer with a stolen convertible while driving away.
Published: Wednesday, December 24, 2014 2:54 pm MST
A skier was injured Wednesday after an avalanche fell in the backcountry of Alta Ski area.
Published: Monday, December 22, 2014 5:25 pm MST
This year's lowest- and highest-performing Title I schools in Utah were identified Monday by the Utah State Office of Education, calling attention to areas of needed improvement as well as ongoing success in ed...
Published: Saturday, December 20, 2014 10:37 am MST
As educators continue making sense of this year's testing results and an abundance of other performance metrics, parents are wondering what something as simple as a letter grade means for their child's school.
Published: Thursday, December 18, 2014 5:59 pm MST
An audit released Thursday shows lawmakers are falling short of administering funds related to operation and maintenance of higher education buildings with needed transparency.
Published: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 6:29 pm MST
Utah students are taking longer to graduate from college than their peers nationwide. This can mean more student debt, a higher likelihood of dropping out, and long-term economic hardship to families and commun...
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 9:15 pm MST
This year's report cards for Utah's schools show about the same distribution of A, B, C, D and F grades as last year, but with several new calculation metrics, according to data released Monday by the Utah Stat...
Published: Monday, December 15, 2014 2:38 pm MST
A Bountiful man pleaded guilty Monday to setting fire to an unfinished Salt Lake apartment building in February, causing about $6 million in damage.
Published: Sunday, December 14, 2014 4:01 pm MST
Gov. Gary Herbert announced last week a budget proposal that would bring $500 million in new funds to education, the largest increase Utah's schools have seen in 25 years. So what does this mean for Utah's clas...
Published: Saturday, December 13, 2014 4:01 pm MST
Utah education officials are hoping to take full advantage of a one-time funding opportunity to strengthen SAGE, the state's new year-end assessment system, and to enhance teacher training in using data to info...