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

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

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Tooele teacher saves colleague who went into cardiac arrest

Rick Spencer says his CPR certification played a crucial role as one of his colleagues went into cardiac arrest. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Students wear green to honor 2 Hillcrest students killed in accident

As one person noted on Twitter Friday, "I see more green today than I ever did on St. Patrick's Day. Proud Warrior. Proud Husky. Proud Utahn." Read more »

May 22, 2015

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'Princess' power: BYU to present stage adaptation of Shannon Hale's 'Princess Academy'

On May 29, BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere "Princess Academy," a new play adapted from Shannon Hale's best-selling novel of the same name. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Head Start preschool program praised, criticized as it commemorates 50th anniversary

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As Head Start commemorates its 50th anniversary, participants and politicians look back on its successful impact on the U.S. and the future they see for the program. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Utah State hires Louis Wilson as assistant basketball coach

Utah State has hired Louis Wilson as an assistant coach under Tim Duryea. The university announced the hiring Thursday morning. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Class of 2015 has seen more war than peace during their lifetime

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With a new class of graduates entering the workforce, their future will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’— the U.S. has been at war for the majority of... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Mideast youth unemployment rises amid post-Arab Spring chaos

Fawziyeh Sharif and dozens of other young women who make jeans for the U.S. market in a factory in this village in northern Jordan consider themselves lucky — even though they spend 48 hours... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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History remains battleground in American education as California university equates U.S. history with anthroplogy

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Dispute in Sacramento parallels history disputes reaching to high school AP exam, as educators battle over what views of history should be taught. Read more »

May 21, 2015

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This week in history: Charles Sumner attacked in the Senate

On May 22, 1856, Rep. Preston Brooks beat Sen. Charles Sumner on the floor of the Senate with a cane. The beating was in response to a speech that Sumner had given in which he insulted the South... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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What this middle-schooler just did for his younger brother is the definition of brotherly love

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The Dayton Daily News reported that Austin, who will enter middle school next year, is asking fourth-grader Shane to watch out for Austin’s younger brother Chase, who has Down syndrome and... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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'Marching to the same drummer': Educators, lawmakers work toward 10-year education plan

Educators and lawmakers met Wednesday to discuss the development of Utah's comprehensive 10-year plan for education, which is expected to be complete this fall. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Jordan Education Foundation recognizes teachers

The Jordan Education Foundation has recognized educators and special educators in the Jordan School District with annual awards. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Obama: Climate change deniers endanger national security

President Barack Obama said Wednesday the threat posed by climate change is evident all around and that those who deny the "indisputable" science that it is real are putting at risk the security of... Read more »

May 20, 2015

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New dean named over SLCC arts program

Salt Lake Community College has named Richard Scott the new dean of the SLCC School of Arts, Communication and Media. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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States that pay elementary teachers the most

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While there are certainly plenty of intangible ways to understand how much our educators are valued, it seems the easiest method is simply finding out how much they're paid. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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To avoid debt, student dumps all 8 Ivy League colleges in favor of Alabama

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And he plays the saxophone, not football. He made his decision based on avoiding debt. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Grant enhancing K-12, higher ed partnership leads to better student outcomes, educators say

Utah educators hope a modest but well-placed boost in funding will strengthen the relationship between public schools and higher education, helping more students enroll and succeed in college. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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Murray City School District honors teacher, employee

The Murray City School District has announced Rob Wilson as its Teacher of the Year and Sharon Gillen as its Classified Employee of the Year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Everett Golson gets chance to replace Jameis Winston at Florida State

Golson came oh-so close to beating Florida State with Notre Dame last year. Read more »

May 19, 2015

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Harvard recognizes Salt Lake County preschool program as one of the best in innovation

Harvard University has recognized Salt Lake County's preschool program as one of the best in the country for government innovation. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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There's a new trend in college tuition that could be devastating for upward mobility

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The concept of in-state tuition may be going extinct, which could mean upward mobility is in major trouble. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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1 in 3 parents are worried their child won't eat before home room

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A new report finds that adults and teachers alike are concerned about how children aren't eating before they get to school. How can parents help their kids? Budget their food better. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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How do Utah wages stack up nationally?

Data from the Utah Department of Workforce Services indicates that average wages in Utah ranked 37th nationally and follow a national trend of lagging behind annual inflation, effectively resulting... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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The college degrees with the highest starting salaries

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According to a new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce, college graduates who studied architecture and engineering are likely to make more money right out... Read more »

May 18, 2015

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Westminster College success is bucking national trend

Westminster College, now in its second year of its five-year strategic plan, is bucking the national trend of private colleges struggling financially due to rising operating costs and other strains. Read more »

May 18, 2015

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