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Photos: Student traffic patroller receives two-state award from AAA

AAA Utah honored Christian Kindler Friday as Safety Patroller of the Year for Nevada and Utah.

The town that's revolutionizing education in Rhode Island

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Education is evolving in the U.S., and a most recent popular style is blended learning. The Hechinger Report looks into a school district that implements blended learning, exploring its advantages... Read more »

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Visual wonders abound in 'Deco Japan' exhibit at BYU Museum of Art

The traveling exhibition “Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945,” on display at the BYU Museum of Art, gives audiences a look at the effects of modernity and cross-cultural... Read more »

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Photos: Car show benefits school

Kenworth Sales Co. hosted its annual car show Friday at Maverik Center in West Valley City. The event benefits Stansbury Elementary School. Read more »

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School year ending, but learning continues

School is winding down across Utah while teachers are preparing for summer programs to give students an academic boost. The number of year-round schools in the Jordan School District will decrease... Read more »

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Will raising taxes make better students?

Lawmakers and educators discussed how increased and equalized funding should translate into better outcomes for students during a Utah Taxpayers Association conference Thursday. Read more »

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More schools experiment with four-day school weeks, but do they help students?

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While these shorter weeks have helped struggling school districts cut costs, there is still a lack of data to show whether it is truly beneficial or harmful to students, Madeleine Cummings reported... Read more »

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School volunteer helps boy who lost his arm to cancer overcome challenges

Seven-year-old Grand Goodsell lost his left arm to a form of cancer. Coincidentally, a school volunteer was able to provide the unique help he needed to adapt. Read more »

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Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee

Dev Jaiswal's journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals shows just how competitive spelling has become. Read more »

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Forget reading lists — use this app to find your next summer reading book

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Tired of going through summer reading lists? Can't find the right book for you? This app will make things a lot easier. Read more »

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After-school robotics program creates 'success story' for middle-schoolers

Wednesday was the year-end culmination of a new after-school program in the Jordan School District, where a state grant has allowed three schools to host computer programming and robotics classes... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Onstage at last: Memorable moments of National Spelling Bee

An impressive field of 283 young spellers was narrowed to 49 semifinalists during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will compete on... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Book review: Authors share photos, history of where the Pony Express crossed Utah

Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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This week in history: The Constitutional Convention begins

On May 25, 1787, the Constitutional Convention officially got underway. The government of the time, the Articles of Confederation, proved powerless in the face of foreign threats, mounting debts... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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UESP to celebrate National 529 College Savings Day

Research by the U.S. Census Bureau shows college graduates earn an average of $1 million more in their lifetimes than high school graduates. Read more »

May 27, 2015

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Pakistan judge orders CEO held for faked diploma allegations

A Pakistani judge ordered police Wednesday to hold and question the embattled CEO of a software company for a week on allegations he oversaw a global diploma mill, as broadcasters aired images of... Read more »

May 27, 2015

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'Throwback Tuesday': For some, spelling bee runs in families

At the annual National Spelling Bee barbecue, 15-year-old Anna Turner was one of many former spellers sporting the official T-shirt from the year she competed. But it wasn't entirely by choice. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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The most difficult jobs for robots

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With the leaps and bounds being made in technology, a robotic future isn’t too far out of reach, especially given the amount of jobs ripe to be replaced by computers. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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There's a new app that wants to help you learn a foreign language while you wait

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The rise of online messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Google Chat and WhatsApp, has created a new type of downtime. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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11 employees honored by Davis School District

Davis School District has honored 11 employees with CARE Awards. CARE stands for Celebrate Achievement, Reward Excellence. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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Uganda official to speak at UVU

Musa Francis Ecweru, Uganda state minister for relief, disaster preparedness and refugees, will speak at Utah Valley University next week. Read more »

May 26, 2015

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How different types of mothers have different effects on their kids

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Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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More jobs are available, but new grads are slow to get them, reports say

The hiring of college grads is expected to increase by about 10 percent in 2015, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers. But another report shows that just 14 percent of... Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama

For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Are we witnessing the disappearance of the 'traditional' college student? Not really

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A new report by the Urban Institute shows the average college student is still under the age of 25. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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Family stress and poverty affect student success, study says

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A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »

May 25, 2015

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