New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy.
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 »
The West Jordan City Council declined Wednesday to commission a study that would look at the feasibility of separating from the Jordan School District. Read more »
Spectrum Academy, a charter school dedicated to teaching children on the autism spectrum, led local officials on a tour of its new Pleasant Grove location on Wednesday. It is slated to open in August. Read more »
BYU Jerusalem Center students and employees used the center's bomb shelter on Tuesday when Hamas militants fired rockets into southern Israel. All students are safe. Read more »
Two all-girl teams, one from Granite Park Junior High School and one from Cottonwood High School, took top prizes from the 2014 MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition recently held in... Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday appointed Brian McGill principal at Alta High School. Read more »
This year's Salt Lake Geek Squad Academy will be held at Junior Achievement City on the fourth floor of the Discovery Gateway children's museum, July 15-16. Read more »
The South Summit School Board has announced the appointment of Shad E. Sorenson as superintendent of South Summit School District. Read more »
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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 »
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. 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 »
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 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 »
Birmingham, Alabama, public schools have announced plans to work chess into the curriculum, while in England a nonpartisan push is underway to make chess part of the national curriculum there. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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