A program aimed to help protect kids from pornography featured five assemblies in three Taylorsville schools.
Paying for one’s college tuition by going online and using a credit card sounds super convenient. But it’s also a really easy way to get hit with hundreds of dollars in extra fees. Read more »
Dut Bior, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, has devoted every free minute to help in his foundation support the education of African refugees. His goal is to help 27,000 of them someday — the... Read more »
The business of Florida's 12 public universities is supposed to be public like any other state agency. Salaries, contracts, policies and other university business records are supposed to be subject... Read more »
The State School Board made a motion Friday to offer the vacant position of superintendent of public instruction to Brad Smith, the current superintendent of the Ogden School District. Read more »
There are ways to trim the bite of college costs without resorting to jimmying open parking meters or begging for an audience with the scholarship fairy. Read more »
Four candidates were interviewed Thursday by the Utah Board of Education for the position of superintendent of public instruction. The board is expected to make a selection Friday. Read more »
Half of the graduates from high-income families have student loan debt, double the number of two decades ago. Read more »
The U.S. Department of Education approved a one-year extension of Utah's waiver from No Child Left Behind, exempting the state from having to adhere to some requirements of the federal education law. Read more »
The Lehi Library will host Halloween puppet shows Oct. 27-30. Read more »
The Utah Valley University board of trustees has welcomed Taran K. Chun as a new trustee member. Read more »
The annual Mary Kawakami Scholarship Speech Contest for northern Utah County junior high and senior high school students is accepting entries. Read more »
Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away. Read more »
Several of Utah's public colleges and universities are "bucking the national trend of decreasing enrollments," according to a report released Wednesday by the Utah System of Higher Education. Read more »
On Oct. 10, A.D. 19, the Roman hero Germanicus died in Antioch. He was the adopted son of the emperor Tiberius, and many suspected that Tiberius had a hand in his death. Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District is hosting parent information meetings on its Extended Learning Program. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has released updated information on a series of building projects made possible by a $250 million bond that voters approved in 2010. Read more »
Thirty-two percent of for-profit college alumni don’t think their education was worth it, and almost half believe their college was more interested in money than education. Read more »
Utah's governor and attorney general assured Tuesday that the state's adoption of Common Core standards did not violate any laws and has not compromised the state's control over its own curriculums. Read more »
School and law enforcement officials in New England say they are dealing with an unusually high number of bomb threats that have forced the cancellation of classes just weeks into the new academic... Read more »
A 5-year-old girl is turning heads and opening wallets with her stunning watercolor paintings. She's also drawing attention to the potential often hidden by autism — and the use of art... Read more »
The Utah State Board of Education announced Monday the names of four people being considered to fill the position of state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »
As a teenager, holed up in his bedroom, illuminated by the glow of his laptop, Youngbin Chung became addicted to video games. Ten-hours-a-day addicted. Read more »
Researchers at the University of California at Davis say curiosity changes the brain in ways that can enhance learning. It impacts memory. And it could provide tools for parents and educators. Read more »
Students, parents and teachers in suburban Denver vow to continue demonstrating against a school board's new conservative majority after it refused to back off plans to review Advanced Placement... Read more »
A school bus picking up kindergartners Friday morning was rear-ended by a SUV owned by Utah State University transporting special needs students. Read more »
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Utah’s wide selection of institutes for higher learning isn’t the only thing to brag about when it comes to state education. Of course, we’re biased, but here are some data that... Read more »
A program aimed to help protect kids from pornography featured five assemblies in three Taylorsville schools. Read more »
Petrodollars can buy the finer things in life. And in one North Dakota oil county, they will be used to pay for the higher education of every graduate of area high schools, if students want. Read more »
Recent research studies and experts suggest that teaching your child two languages will enhances his or her brain development. Read more »
Educating all children around the world is a cause dear to Canyons School District library specialist Barbara Hopkins. And she's willing to hike 17,000 feet on the world's tallest peak for it. Read more »
Big results may come in small packages. Is Bill Gates surprised? Read more »
Original target date of No Child Left Behind is almost gone, but problems remain. Read more »
There are things those with an interest in student loans — prospective students and their parents and grandparents — can do to avoid the worse outcomes. Read more »
Seven-time NFL linebacker and BYU graduate Bryan Kehl spoke to hundreds of students Tuesday about the importance of having an education in science, technology, engineering and math. Read more »
The poorest of the poor in many Third World countries send their kids to private schools, British researcher claims
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was a student in a low-cost private school for poor families. . Read more »
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