Recent Articles by Benjamin Wood
Published: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:25 pm MDT
A new survey of Utah political insiders shows bipartisan support for maintaining the Common Core State Standards.
Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 5:12 pm MDT
After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area.
Published: Sunday, July 27, 2014 8:58 pm MDT
Crews neared containment Sunday on several fires burning throughout Utah.
Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:10 pm MDT
Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School.
Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 1:47 pm MDT
A national survey of school administrators found that while students initially complained about new healthy lunch guidelines, attitudes are now more positive. A Jordan School District study also shows a shift i...
Published: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 4:34 pm MDT
Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework.
Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 12:53 pm MDT
Researchers at the University of Utah studied the effect that fecal transplants had on woodrats who had lost the ability to eat toxic creosote bushes.
Published: Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:01 am MDT
City leaders in South Jordan and West Jordan have until Aug. 5 to decide whether to ask voters if their cities should split from the Jordan School District.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:22 pm MDT
The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind.
Published: Thursday, July 17, 2014 4:17 pm MDT
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations under the Common Core State Standards.