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Water leak closes Providence Hall Junior High in Herriman

A water leak at Providence Hall Junior High closed the school Wednesday.

Police thwart threat to Snow College homecoming activities

State and local investigators say they thwarted a potential terroristic threat to the Snow College homecoming football game and activities last week. Read more »

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This week in history: The Congress of Vienna convenes

On Oct. 1, 1814, 200 years ago this week, the Congress of Vienna began in Europe. Dominated by the Austrian foreign minister Prince Metternich, the congress created a post-Napoleonic European order. Read more »

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SUU professor selected as Utah Art Educator of the Year

Southern Utah University art professor Deb Snider has been named 2015 Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the Utah Art Education Association. Read more »

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App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding

This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Read more »

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Granite School District announces testing for gifted and talented program

Parents and teachers may refer students for consideration of assessment for the gifted and talented program for Granite School District. Read more »

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Student loans risk the economy

The class of 2014 graduated college with an average $33,000 in debt. Many of those freshly minted graduates did not find jobs with yearly salaries greater than their total debt, a rule of thumb for... Read more »

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Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of... Read more »

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Juan Diego students create art at Capitol

Juan Diego Catholic High School’s visual arts class is creating artwork for the Utah State Senate Visual Arts Scholarship Competition. Read more »

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SLCC dedicates green space to former college president

Salt Lake Community College officials this week dedicated new green space at the Taylorsville Redwood Campus in honor of former school President Jay L. Nelson. Read more »

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Professor to speak on 19th century black debate group

Professor Angela G. Ray, a communication scholar, will present the University of Utah’s 28th annual B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture on the history of the Clionan Debating Society. Read more »

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Low unemployment rates contribute to dropping college enrollment, officials say

A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau illustrates a decline in college enrollment, especially among two-year colleges like Salt Lake Community College. Officials attribute the drop, in part, to... Read more »

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Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself

The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the school district Monday. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Las Vegas students experience Zion National Park

Over the next five weeks, 110 elementary students from Las Vegas are participating in three-day, two-night experiences at Zion National Park called Concrete to Canyons. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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National exhibit allows local museums to incorporate personal history

The Smithsonian exhibit "Journey Stories" is making five stops in Utah, giving local museums the opportunity to incorporate their own personal history. Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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Defense, prosecutors preview Atlanta school cheating cases

Prosecutors said Monday that 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators cheated, lied and stole as part of a widespread but cleverly disguised conspiracy to inflate state test... Read more »

Sept. 29, 2014

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'Charter schools need to live up to original deal,' Bill Clinton says

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Schools that don't offer results should be shut down, former president says Read more »

Sept. 28, 2014

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Students rally for beard 'revolution' in Provo

The Bike for Beards "protest" started Friday night in Provo as about 50 students gathered at the city library, donned paper beards and biked, skateboarded or rollerbladed their way to campus as a... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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Congressional child-care breakthrough reflects emerging consensus

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Low-income families depending on federal child-care support got a boost last week. Read more »

Sept. 27, 2014

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$2,500 essay competition explores impact of new media

A 500-word essay due Monday could win a Utah university and college student a $2,500 prize. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2014

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Volunteers give back at Kearns Junior High

Volunteers gave back to their community by performing remodeling at Kearns Junior High School on Thursday. The volunteers also sorted library books into grade levels and assembled hygiene kits for... Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Body Worlds exhibit debuts this weekend at Leonardo

Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life is the latest exhibition from physician and pioneering anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens. The exhibit opens at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Sept. 27. Read more »

Sept. 25, 2014

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Middle-class squeeze: From day care to health care

Three years ago, Jason Prosser was stunned to discover the cost of child care for his newborn son — so much so that he and his wife postponed having a second child. Read more »

Sept. 24, 2014

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It's not just test scores and teacher quality hurting public schools

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Sept. 24, 2014

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For college students: 5 keys to a great semester

Want to get your semester off to a great start — and keep it that way? These five tips should help you succeed. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Plan for learning device in hands of each Utah student could cost $451M

It could cost as much as $451 million to put a personal computer in the hands of every Utah public school student and teacher, and state lawmakers could raise taxes to help pay for it. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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