Opponents of the grading system worry it will turn public opinion against schools [Tribune].
The new grades engender sharp reaction both pro and con [Deseret News].
Emails show Mark Robbins, who fled the state in 2009 to avoid creditors, was involved in the development surrounding a UTA station Draper in 2010. Former Attorney General Mark Shurtleff allegedly offered one of Robbins’ critics $2 million to keep quiet [City Weekly].
New Census numbers show the number of college students across the country dipped more than 2% last year, but the number of Latinos entering college jumped 15% [Tribune].
A judge is set to hear arguments over whether Clark Aposhian’s ex-wife will get a protective order against the prominent gun lobbyist [Tribune].
Dean Armstrong, the former mayor of Helper, is sentenced to home confinement following a guilty plea to a DUI charge [Tribune].
Utah joins the NRA in seeking to lift a ban on selling handguns to people under the age of 21 [Deseret News].
The BLM gives money for a road project in the Little Sahara recreation area [Tribune].
The Utah County Commission is considering a proposal to spend nearly $3 million for a mass transit project in Orem and Provo [Daily Herald].