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Photos: Chemistry Festival at University of Utah helps kids learn hands-on

The second annual Chemistry Festival at the University of Utah was an event for children to engage

School leaders look for solutions to substitute teacher shortage

A shortage of substitute teachers is a challenge more schools are grappling with as the economy continues to improve and Utah's unemployment rate remains low. Read more »

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KUED's original documentary 'The State of Our Kids' examines benefits of early childhood support programs

“The State of Our Kids” focuses on three Utah families: a single mother with four boys, a 14-year-old mother with a 3-month-old child of her own, and a family involved with an early... Read more »

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Secrecy Week at U. explores government secrets

Glenn Greenwald, known for his series in The Guardian detailing classified information about global surveillance programs based on top-secret documents provided by Edward Snowden, will speak at the... Read more »

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Canyons School District announces appointments

Canyons School District has announced new leadership appointments in district schools and district offices. Read more »

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NUAMES wins first Rube Goldberg Competition in Utah

The AFA and AEF hosted the first-ever Rube Goldberg competition in Utah at Weber State's Layton Campus on Friday. Read more »

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Utah taxpayers will pay millions more in wake of 2015 Legislative session

Transportation and education gained $100 million in additional funding in the 2015 Utah Legislature, thanks to the biggest tax increase in nearly two decades. Read more »

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School for kids with autism helps inside and outside the classroom

One in 54 Utah kids has autism and one in four of them cannot speak. The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center for Learning has launched a fund-raising campaign to help more children develop... Read more »

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Test anxiety: How cold feet are ruining your grades

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Feeling cold feet around finals week? You aren't alone. Test anxiety impacts 25-40 percent of people and has a surprisingly large impact on performance. Learn more about how test anxiety impacts... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Young entrepreneurs strut their stuff in bid for $40,000 grand prize

The Utah Entrepreneur Challenge at the University of Utah on Saturday drew the best and brightest teams — 20 from universities and colleges around the state — to compete for prizes... Read more »

March 29, 2015

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Colleges getting out of health insurance business, pushing students into marketplace

The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Read more »

March 28, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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Student who stole from Utah school 60 years ago makes donation to smooth things over

Helper Middle School recently received an anonymous letter and a $100 check from someone who stole a box of sandpaper from the school's wood shop while attending classes there in the 1940s or 1950s. Read more »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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Board of Regents approves 3 percent tuition increase, higher student fees

The Utah Board of Regents approved a system-wide tuition increase of 3 percent for Utah's public colleges and universities during its meeting at Dixie State University on Friday. University of Utah... Read more »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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Arkansas 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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 27, 2015

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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 »

March 26, 2015

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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 »

March 26, 2015

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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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