Utah Code Part 6: Bullying and Hazing
“(2) To the extent that state or federal funding is available for this purpose, school boards are encouraged to implement programs or initiatives, in addition to the training described in Subsection (1), to provide for training and education regarding, and the prevention of, bullying, hazing, abusive conduct, and retaliation.” (Source)
R277-475-7. Civic Engagement.
“B. Civic and character education shall be achieved through an integrated school curriculum and in the regular course of school work.” (Source)
Reported Animal Abuse Cases
ABC4.com reported that three teens allegedly dumped dish soap or a similar substance into a family’s koi pond, killing about a dozen adult fish and many juvenile fish.
Fox13Now.com reported that a 16-year-old boy had been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a kitten with a blow-dart gun. The cat was reportedly shot twice through the skull.
StGeorgeUtah.com reported that a teenage boy had been suspected of shooting a cat with a bow and arrow. The cat was reportedly found with an arrow shot through his face and coming out of his shoulder blade. He received veterinary care and survived the attack.