Recent Articles by Benjamin Wood
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.
Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 6:07 pm MDT
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.
Published: Monday, July 14, 2014 7:20 pm MDT
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.
Published: Saturday, July 12, 2014 4:47 pm MDT
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...
Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 5:27 pm MDT
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.
Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 9:42 pm MDT
The West Jordan City Council declined Wednesday to commission a study that would look at the feasibility of separating from the Jordan School District.