Education

Educational freedom, religious schools: Supreme Court hears on tax credit

Supporters of an education tax credit program packed the Supreme Court chambers for arguments.

Grant money to improve 'food desert' conditions in Salt Lake City's west side

The Salt Lake City School District earned a $529,811 federal grant to initiate and enhance opportunities for physical activity and nutritional education in schools. Read more »

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Jordan High teacher receives marketing award

Jordan High School's Angela Short recently received the 2014 Marketing Teacher of the Year Award from the Utah Association of Career and Technology Education Teachers. Read more »

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Davis School District honors top employees

The Davis School District has honored its top 10 employees and Rookie of the Year. Read more »

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Florida school may target parents with new twist on school dress codes

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A Florida school board member has had enough of parents dropping kids off and picking them up in the clothing that the kids themselves would not be allowed to wear to school. Read more »

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College Board provides a glimpse of new SAT

Anxious students — not to mention their parents — can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years. Read more »

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Seasoned choreographer carries on mother's legacy

Collette Treagle is a seasoned choreographer with her own dance studio who chooses to help put together impressive productions at Canyon View Junior High, the latest being "Seven Brides for Seven... Read more »

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Adopt a shelf at Murray Library

The Murray Library is offering a chance for patrons to adopt and care for a shelf in the library. Read more »

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Dinosaur National Monument celebrates National Park Week

Dinosaur National Monument will feature special events during National Park Week, April 19-27, 2014. All National Park Service sites will waive entrance fees on April 19 and 20. Read more »

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'Little Libraries' sprouting up in Clearfield

"Little Libraries" for children's books have been popping up around Clearfield, thanks to the Davis Community Learning Center and three Eagle Scouts. Read more »

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Hockey title puts tiny Union on the sports map — and does it without athletic scholarships

After tiny Union College toppled the heavyweights of hockey for the national title, its president, Stephen Ainlay, couldn't resist a little cheerleading. Read more »

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Officers deliver Easter gifts to schoolchildren

The Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office and the Unified Police Department brought Easter cheer to children with special needs on Monday at Kauri Sue Hamilton School in Riverton. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

The odds have long been stacked against students like those in Edward Ennels' remedial math classes at Baltimore City Community College. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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University of Utah names new architecture dean

Keith Diaz Moore of the University of Kansas has been named as the new dean of the University of Utah's College of Architecture and Planning. Read more »

April 14, 2014

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Photo gallery: Students learn the ABCs of saving

In honor of National Teach Children to Save Day, Zions Bank President and CEO Scott Anderson and Executive Vice President Rob Brough visited fourth-grade students at Escalante Elementary School in... Read more »

April 13, 2014

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'Captain Underpants' tops list of last year's 'challenged' books

The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common. Read more »

April 13, 2014

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Filed Away: Professional organizers dedicate service day to revamping classroom

Ruth Hadlock and other Utah Professional Organizers help create a more organized learning environment for their annual GO (Get Organized) service project in Elizabeth Gardiner's second grade... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Ready to Launch: Utah students compete in Utah Science Olympiad

Around 900 students, spanning 6th to 12th grade, made up 74 teams who competed in the Utah Science Olympiad Saturday as they tested their knowledge and skill in 23 events. The events encompassed... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Ohio students meet WWII veterans during trip to DC, help raise money for future Honor Flights

The eighth-graders from Grizzell Middle School were likely to see World War II veterans on their trip to Washington, D.C., their teachers told them. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Santa Barbara melee spurs calls to party less hard

With streets still littered in glass and garbage cans overflowing with red cups and bottles, University of California, Santa Barbara students were trying to shake off a lingering hangover from an... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Early literacy bill defines dyslexia for 1st time

For the first time, dyslexia has been officially defined in Iowa law in an attempt to improve literacy among young students across the state. Read more »

April 12, 2014

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Devastating college bus crash also dashed dreams

Three months after sharing a picture-perfect Christmas engagement outside the Louvre Museum in Paris, Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood were on another adventure, accompanying 44 teenagers on a... Read more »

April 12, 2014

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New York parents, teachers and kids protest Common Core tests

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A week after taking the new Common Core tests, kids, parents and teachers from some of Manhattan's best schools turned out for large protests of the tests, arguing that they were unfair and confusing. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Individuals, foundations honored for support of USU's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

Dozens gathered Friday at the Huntsman Corp. headquarters to honor industry leaders and foundations for the $60 million in donations to Utah State University's Huntsman School of Business over the... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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LDS Business College graduates urged to write their own story

Graduates from LDS Business College heard messages about how to share the light they have gained through education. Read more »

April 11, 2014

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Principal kisses pig after students reach reading goal

Guadalupe School students watch as Principal Ernie Nix kisses Babe the pig in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 11, 2014. On March 17, Nix told the students if they read at least 32,000 pages by... Read more »

April 11, 2014

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