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Spring break day camps: Governments, colleges, nonprofits and companies are providing options for parents.

Deliberate crash of German plane highlights gaps in how pilots are screened

Commercial airlines do not screen pilots for mental health issues as rigorously as government agencies, law enforcement and specialized branches of the military, and some aviation experts say that may need to change in the wake of... Read more »

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Spring break day camps provide education, entertainment for students

Governments, colleges, nonprofits and companies are stepping up to provide options for frazzled working parents in the form of spring break day camps. Read more »

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Photos: Students 'duck' tape principal to sign after meeting fundraising goal

Duct tape is known for its strength and ability to hold things together, including a principal to a marquee sign, as Clinton Elementary students found out today. Read more »

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Nebo District honors employees

The Nebo School District has named its employees of the year for the 2014-15 school year. Read more »

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Group holding education summit

Middle school students, parents and community members are invited to a summit on education next month. Read more »

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Arkansas becomes the first state to mandate computer science offerings

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Arkansas leads the way in computer science education with the passage of a bill requiring high schools to offer computer science courses. Read more »

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BYU student claims he was evicted after argument over sexual orientation, settles lawsuit

A BYU student has settled a lawsuit with an apartment complex that he says wrongfully evicted him after an argument with his roommates over sexual orientation. Read more »

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The top 10 dream colleges in 2015

From the powerhouse Ivies including frequent list topper Harvard and Columbia to the "New Ivies" including New York University and Stanford University, both parents and students think more alike... Read more »

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Art exhibition highlights differences in collections of LDS Church, state of Utah

In collaboration with the LDS Church History Museum and the Utah Division of Arts and Museums, "Church vs. State: Contemporary Collecting Praxis" offers visitors insight into how art embodies... Read more »

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Don't snooze, you lose: How inadequate sleep holds students back

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Lack of sleep is a well-known struggle in college life. Final exams often leave students pulling the dreaded "all-nighter" in hopes of acing their exams, but research shows such a strategy could... Read more »

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24-hour Love UT Give UT campaign seeks to raise $2 million for Utah nonprofits, schools

The third-annual Love UT Give UT online giving campaign starts at midnight. The 24-hour initiative seeks to raise $2 million for some 500 Utah nonprofit organizations and schools. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Q & A: What UNC's cheating scandal can teach us about student-athletes

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Jay Smith, co-author of "Cheated" — a new book on the academic fraud at the center of college sports — discusses his efforts to raise awareness of the need for new NCAA policies. Read more »

March 26, 2015

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This week in history: Madrid falls to Franco

On March 28, 1939, Madrid, Spain, fell to the Nationalist forces of Francisco Franco after nearly three years of conflict in the Spanish Civil War. The fall of Madrid led the Nationalists to... Read more »

March 26, 2015

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Revenge of the nerds: How STEM fest makes science, math, cool

About 14,000 students are expected to attend the first annual Utah STEM Fest at Utah Valley University this week. The event began Wednesday with more than 60 stations for students to participate in... Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Teen chefs compete in state cooking competition; Springville, Westlake take top honors

Springville and Westlake high schools won the state cooking competition run by Utah Restaurants Association in the South Towne Expo Center March 17. Teams competed to create a three-course meal in... Read more »

March 25, 2015

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Big Bad Wolf found not guilty by jury of third-graders in mock trial

He allegedly huffed, puffed and blew houses down, but the Big Bad Wolf will not be confined to a big house made of bricks. The mock trial was conducted by third-grade students from Endeavor... Read more »

March 24, 2015

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New college program targets student entrepreneurs

A worldwide search is underway for 400 students to participate in a new and unique college program at the University of Utah. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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3 percent college tuition increase on the table for 2015-16

The Utah Board of Regents is expected to approve a 3 percent tuition increase Friday for Utah's colleges and universities. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Design completed for new Midvale Middle School

Students, employees and community members have come up with a design for the new Midvale Middle School. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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U. hosting annual Latinos in Action conference

The University of Utah is hosting nearly 2,000 Latino youths this week for the annual Latinos in Action conference. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Sweet Briar College professors unanimously oppose school closing

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The closure of a liberal arts school in Virginia has sent shock waves through higher education. Now, the faculty have unanimously voted to oppose the closing. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Parents seeking urban lifestyles for kids

A small but growing number of parents are bucking a trend when it comes to raising their kids: Rather than move to suburbs as their parents once did, many are opting to stay in or near downtown. Read more »

March 24, 2015

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Amur leopards: the world's most endangered big cat

Kids ask Utah's Hogle Zoo keepers questions about Amur leopards, the world's most endangered big cat. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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What parents can do at home to prepare their children to read

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New books on raising kids who read tackles the challenge of creating fluent, sophisticated readers. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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SUU gets $7.5M donation for new business building

Southern Utah University received a $7.5 million donation to construct a new business building and provide additional scholarships. The donation was the largest single gift in the university's 118-year history. Read more »

March 23, 2015

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