Kings Peak High School graduation

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kings Peak High School students walk in commencement exercises at the virtual learning school in Bluffdale on Thursday, June 2, 2022.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kings Peak High School students walk in commencement exercises at the virtual learning school in Bluffdale on Thursday, June 2, 2022. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kings Peak High School students walk in commencement exercises at the virtual learning school in Bluffdale on Thursday, June 2,…

Critical Race Theory – Conflict

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People stand behind Darlene McDonald holding opposing signs during a news conference by the Utah Educational Equity Coalition at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People stand behind Darlene McDonald holding opposing signs during a news conference by the Utah Educational Equity Coalition at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) People stand behind Michelle Love-Day holding opposing signs during a…

First lady Jill Biden visits SLC

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) First lady Jill Biden waves goodbye to teachers at Glendale Middle School in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) First lady Jill Biden waves goodbye to teachers at Glendale Middle School in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) The plane carrying first lady Jill Biden takes off in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (Trent Nelson…

Online Education

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kate Bowen, a ninth grader at Hillcrest Junior High, does online schoolwork at her home in Murray on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kate Bowen, a ninth grader at Hillcrest Junior High, does online schoolwork at her home in Murray on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Hailey Bowen, a fourth grader at Long View Elementary, doing online schoolwork at home in Murray on Wednesday, Jan.…

The Virus – Elementary Masks

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) students with masks, art project at Crescent Elementary in Sandy on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) students with masks, art project at Crescent Elementary in Sandy on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) students with masks, art project at Crescent Elementary in Sandy on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. PhotojournalismcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 educationCOVID-19 masksCrescent ElementaryeducationSandyUtahUnited StatesLeica Q20201210-crescent

The Virus

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) An empty classroom at Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) An empty classroom at Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) An empty classroom at Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. (Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) An empty…

Zoom Teacher

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Meadowlark Elementary School teacher John Arthur interacting with his students on Zoom, in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Arthur is working through the kinks of teaching his 6th grade kids, many of which don't have internet access, online. He is a candidate for Utah Teacher of the Year.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Meadowlark Elementary School teacher John Arthur interacting with his students on Zoom, in Salt Lake City on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Arthur is working through the kinks of teaching his 6th grade kids, many of which don’t have internet access, online. He is a candidate for Utah Teacher…

Outdoor Classroom

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students in Riverton Elementary teacher Donna Filion's 5th grade class work on a science-based scavenger hunt in a small grove of mature trees at the school on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune) Students in Riverton Elementary teacher Donna Filion’s 5th grade class work on a science-based scavenger hunt in a small grove of mature trees at the school on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. PhotojournalismcoronavirusCOVID-19COVID-19 educationeducationRiverton ElementaryRivertonUtahUnited StatesLeica Q20200917-covid