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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.
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.
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.
The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind.
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.
Representatives from Utah's manufacturing industry and officials with the Utah College of Applied Technology spoke with state lawmakers Wednesday about the need for more skilled workers in technical fields.
City leaders and school officials in the Jordan School District met Monday to negotiate the terms of an agreement aimed at avoiding a district split.
Two-thirds of the nation's school superintendents say the Common Core will improve the quality of education in their communities, according to a recent survey. Many of Utah's superintendents are optimistic abou...
West Jordan leaders believe a study conducted in 2007 gives them the legal option to ask voters to decide whether to split from the Jordan School District.
The West Jordan City Council declined Wednesday to commission a study that would look at the feasibility of separating from the Jordan School District.