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The SAT is going digital and will be an hour shorter. How will it impact Utah students?

Starting in 2024, the SAT test administered in the United States is moving online and the digital test will be an hour shorter than the current pencil-and-paper version. → Read More

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Fully vaccinated at the University of Utah means a booster, too

The University of Utah has announced a new vaccination requirement that calls for students to get COVID-19 booster shots to be considered fully immunized. → Read More

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Utah State University making a case for its own college of veterinary medicine

Utah State University is proposing a pivot to educate doctors of veterinary medicine by establishing its own college of veterinary medicine. → Read More

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Why US surgeon general is calling the pandemic, youth mental health 'dual crises'

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has issued an advisory spotlighting the urgent need to address the nation's youth mental health crisis. → Read More

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Education, love will guide Davis District after scathing DOJ findings, new official says

Davis School District's new assistant superintendent Jacqueline Thompson is resuming her career with the district after retiring in 2017. → Read More

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How Utah is tackling the mental health crisis on its college campuses

Years after student leaders at Utah's public colleges and universities petitioned state leaders to confront a mental health crisis on their campuses, multiple initiatives are underway. → Read More

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Is a college degree still worth the time and money?

A new report by the University of Utah shows average tuition and fees at Utah's public colleges and universities more than doubled from 2000 to 2020, climbing from $2,283 to $5,306. → Read More

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Here's who will help head Davis School District's response to DOJ racial harassment investigation

Davis School District is bringing a woman out of retirement to help lead the district's response to a federal investigation that found → Read More

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With a stroke of a pen, Dixie State became Utah Tech University

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed into law Friday legislation that renames Dixie State University as Utah Tech University. → Read More

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Future name of Dixie State University now in hands of Utah lawmakers

After a more than two-hour public hearing Tuesday, state lawmakers will consider legislation to rename Dixie State University as Utah Tech University. → Read More

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This Utah high school's halls are overflowing. Here's how enrollment has rebounded

Built for 2,700 students, Granger High School is serving more than 3,400 learners this fall, according to the latest state enrollment figures. → Read More

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New survey reveals how Utah students are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic

The latest results of a survey of some 71,000 Utah schoolchildren suggests one-third of students reported the coronavirus pandemic made them feel anxious, sad \u2014 even hopeless. → Read More

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National ACT composite score lowest in a decade, but Utah scores trend upward amid pandemic

Utah students' average composite scores on the ACT college entrance exam climbed between 2020 and 2021. → Read More

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University of Utah offering weekly COVID-19 tests to families of students and employees

The University of Utah is offering free, weekly asymptomatic COVID-19 testing to immediate family and household members of university staff, students and faculty. → Read More

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Utah's Teacher of the Year sees a role for every student

Daniels said he was grateful for the recognition but he is still getting used to the idea of being singled out among tens of thousands of Utah educators as teacher of the year. → Read More

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Who will lead the University of Utah? List has been narrowed to 11

A search committee has selected 11 candidates to interview for president of the University of Utah. → Read More

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How Utah hopes to help those who left college get their degree back on track

There about 370,000 Utahns who have some college and no degree. One initiative recently approved by the state Legislature aims to help adults finish what they started and prepare more highly educated workers for the state's workforce. → Read More

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Minnesota educator named Salt Lake City School District superintendent

A Minnesota educator has been selected as the next superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District. → Read More

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3 finalists named for next superintendent of Salt Lake schools

Two men and one woman were named finalists Wednesday for the next superintendent of the Salt Lake City School District. → Read More

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Need a mental health day? It would be an excused school absence if this bill passes

Mental health days would be excused absences from Utah schools under a bill endorsed by a legislative committee Friday. → Read More