The high school class of 2014 saw more dropouts than 2013 because of new exit exams and course requirements.
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 »
In a move that reflects and challenges nationwide erosion of school funding following the Great Recession, an Arizona judge has ordered the state to raise school funding to meet inflation, in... Read more »
Neighbors of a young girl were pleasantly surprised when they received this apology letter in the mail, especially after scolding her the day before for throwing stones at their back door. Read more »
The accreditation of an evangelical Christian college near Boston is under review, and a city contract was lost last week, after the president of Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts, signed a... Read more »
A long-standing critique of the charter school movement nationally is that the schools lack oversight. A recent push to expand charters in Connecticut is now under fire after the leader of one... Read more »
City leaders and school officials in the Jordan School District met Monday to negotiate the terms of an agreement aimed at avoiding a district split. Read more »
While Catholic schools in the East and Midwest are consolidating and shutting down from dropping enrollments, those in Utah and other parts of the West and South are bucking that trend and remain... Read more »
Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite... Read more »
Advanced Placement classes are about to get going. And here are nine teachers that you'll often find in class. Read more »
California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding... Read more »
As the education world continues to reverberate from the California teacher tenure ruling, NPR reports that some teachers in California are recognizing that tenure needs to be reformed, but they... Read more »
WASHINGTON — Regulators approved a big package of federal aid for schools and libraries so they can upgrade their WiFi networks, part of a larger effort to modernize the way educators connect... Read more »
Western Governors University graduated 5,541 students from all over the country at its 27th semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Read more »
Two-thirds of the nation's school superintendents say the Common Core will improve the quality of education in their communities, according to a recent survey. Many of Utah's superintendents are... Read more »
Theodore Roosevelt's love of the country's untouched, natural beauty spurred him to create and conserve hundreds of national forests, parks and monuments during his presidency. Read more »
Efforts to eliminate extra pay for teachers who earn advanced degrees are gaining momentum in a small but growing number of U.S. schools, stirring a national debate about how best to compensate... Read more »
An experimental school in California teaches just about everything with hands-on play, echoing the highly successful Finnish integration of play and schooling. Is the intense focus on basic skills... Read more »
West Jordan leaders believe a study conducted in 2007 gives them the legal option to ask voters to decide whether to split from the Jordan School District. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday appointed Leon Wilcox as business administrator, effective immediately. Read more »
The Bureau of Land Management has announced new appointments or reappointments of members to Utah's citizen-based Resource Advisory Council. Read more »
Are high school and college reunions that much of a drag? Or are there things to learn from them? Read more »
Debt-relief agencies are charging borrowers big money to consolidate their federal student loans. In truth, federal loan consolidation is a free right that the government offers to all borrowers,... Read more »
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