A survey of school administrators found that attitudes toward healthier school lunches are now more positive.
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
Student protests at college campuses across the country have been a part of American culture for many years now. So what are some of the odd ones? Read more »
After 15 years of mostly gentle persuasion, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has announced that it is partnering with a major law firm on an aggressive litigation strategy to... Read more »
When City College of San Francisco got really bad at graduating and transferring its students the accrediting agency stepped in with warnings, then threatened to shut it down, and then retreated,... Read more »
Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework. Read more »
The Natural History Museum of Utah is presenting the exhibit "The Horse," which tells the story of how humans have shaped the horse and how the horse, in turn, has shaped humans. Read more »
Researchers at the University of Utah studied the effect that fecal transplants had on woodrats who had lost the ability to eat toxic creosote bushes. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has requested a careful review process of the Common Core education standards. It's important that the process delve into specifics, not general feelings. This is so because this... Read more »
City leaders in South Jordan and West Jordan have until Aug. 5 to decide whether to ask voters if their cities should split from the Jordan School District. Read more »
Republican Gov. Scott Walker's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from GOP Senate leaders, with one key lawmaker calling it "monkey business." Read more »
AP classes have endured scrutiny over the last few years, causing students, parents and admissions officers to ask if they're still worth it. Read more »
The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
The Board of Regents selected Richard Williams as the 18th president of Dixie State University. Williams succeeds Stephen D. Nadauld who announced his retirement in October after nearly six years... Read more »
On July 17, 1945, U.S. President Harry S. Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin met at Potsdam, Germany, to discuss the fate of the conquered nation as well as several other key post-war issues. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations under the Common Core State... Read more »
Summer is prime time for kids to slip behind in reading, math and science. Here are some ways to help prevent that. Read more »
In 2011, Brittani Uribe attended Best Buy's Geek Squad Summer Academy at age 17 with plans of becoming a dietitian. Eight years later, she is living her dream as a Geek Squad agent at the camp who... Read more »
Representatives from Utah's manufacturing industry and officials with the Utah College of Applied Technology spoke with state lawmakers Wednesday about the need for more skilled workers in... Read more »
Is college student debt a financial bubble about to burst, a complex problem that requires more analysis than it often gets or an overstated fear about something that really only requires some tweaks. Read more »
Hillary Clinton took in an estimated $1.8 million for speeches at eight universities over the past year, the Washington Post reports. At a time when tuition continues to go up, the optics by the... Read more »
Here are the stories of four women who are succeeding in STEM fields and the lessons they can teach about succeeding in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more »
A school in the United Kingdom recently released a letter to a test-taker that shows how the school really feels about testing. Read more »
A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate admissions as a way of promoting diversity on campus, the latest in an... Read more »
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Legislature had the authority to repeal Common Core education standards for English and math in the state's public schools. Read more »
Teacher Michael Coughlin sometimes learns about his students' harrowing trips across the border alone and what they left behind from the essays they write. Other times, they'll mention a court date... Read more »
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