Education
Qiling Wang, Deseret News
3-year Smith's gift extends reach of East High's food pantry
East High School's Leopard Stash food pantry is a place to get help and a place to give help, said Salt Lake City Board of Education member Melissa Ford.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Group urges schools to adopt model policies after 11-year-old girl's hijab pulled off her head by student
A nonprofit organization that assists refugees is urging Utah schools to adopt model policy to help prevent incidents of Muslim girls in Utah schools being harassed for wearing hijabs, or in one girl's case, forcibly removed by a fellow student.
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U. of Nebraska hires diversity officer from Salt Lake City's Westminster College
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named a Utah college administrator as its first vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion. It's a hiring that some see as a waste of taxpayer money and others see as a vital step toward addressing diversity.