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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.

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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Test scores and teacher quality are only part of the story Read more »

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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Granite School District reminds teachers of don't ask/don't tell gun policy

If teachers are going to carry concealed weapons, they shouldn't advertise it, according to the Granite School District. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Why your college major doesn't always matter

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Rutgers professor points to economic realities behind an enduring myth about the need for STEM graduates. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2014

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Poll: Utahns in favor of school teachers with guns

A new poll by UtahPolicy.com revealed 64 percent of Utahns are in support of teachers carrying concealed weapons in school, but some in law enforcement don't agree. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Bingham High students walk out over dress code

Some students at Bingham High School walked out of school Monday to protest the school’s dress code.Administrators say they gave the teens plenty of warning. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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Hillcrest High principal named to National Merit Scholar advisory panel

Hillcrest High School Principal Sue Malone has accepted an invitation to join the national advisory panel of the National Merit Scholarship Corp. Read more »

Sept. 22, 2014

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It's not just young people — seniors struggling with student debt

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Elderly Americans have more student loan debt than ever, and those who can't pay can have their retirement benefits garnished. Read more »

Sept. 21, 2014

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Entrada Adult High School hosting open house

Entrada Adult High School is hosting an open house and barbecue for prospective students Wednesday. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Experts: Science class can dazzle with less danger

A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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North Carolina court stops part of order blocking scholarships

A North Carolina appeals court decided Friday that students who were approved for publicly-funded scholarships to attend private schools this fall can receive the money even though a trial court... Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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University of Utah homecoming week kicks off

The University of Utah's annual weeklong homecoming celebration began with Redfest on Friday and culminates Sept. 27 with the football game against Pac-12 opponent Washington State University. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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Latest edition of Utah College Guide now available

The latest edition of the college preparation source published by the Utah System of Higher Education, the Utah College Guide, is now available. Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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LA school police to give back grenade launchers

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But, it will keep 61 assault rifles and an armored vehicle. . Read more »

Sept. 19, 2014

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