Recent Articles by Morgan Jacobsen
Published: Monday, May 2, 2016 6:35 pm MDT
Philanthropist Lynette Nielsen Gay has resigned from the board of directors for the World Congress of Families after her affiliation with the organization brought controversy to an honory degree she's expected ...
Published: Thursday, April 28, 2016 8:30 pm MDT
In its 75th commencement Thursday, Utah Valley University awarded 5,409 degrees, up from 5,143 degrees last year.
Published: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 4:12 pm MDT
The gap in per-pupil funding between district schools and charter schools continues to narrow thanks to past efforts and recent legislation, according to a Utah Foundation report released Wednesday.
Published: Tuesday, April 26, 2016 5:53 pm MDT
Jackson Elementary School is one of two schools in Utah and 114 low-income schools across the country that are receiving technology grants as part of Apple's ConnectED program.
Published: Monday, April 25, 2016 9:14 pm MDT
The Board of Education from the Salt Lake City School District voted unanimously Monday to offer the position of superintendent to Alexa Cunningham, one of three final candidates.
Published: Monday, April 25, 2016 5:39 pm MDT
Members of the Utah Education Association, the state's largest teacher's union, elected Heidi Matthews as the next president, UEA officials announced Monday.
Published: Monday, April 25, 2016 5:15 pm MDT
The Utah State Board of Education began accepting applications Monday for the position of state superintendent of public instruction, the state's top education executive.
Published: Sunday, April 24, 2016 4:00 pm MDT
Stan Albrecht, USU's 11-year president, is retiring. But he hopes the institution's land grant mission will be a priority for the next leader.
Published: Thursday, April 21, 2016 4:50 pm MDT
The cost of attending college continues to go up in Utah and across the country. But the average starting wages for college graduates in the state is also on the rise, according to a recent national study.
Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 9:12 pm MDT
City leaders are looking to mediation with residents, utility companies and others this summer to find a permanent solution to the remaining repairs needed on the North Salt Lake landslide.