Members of the Education Task Force discussed the need to encourage math concurrent enrollment.
Uninsured college students generally have less money and more debt than most, but they'll need to pay for insurance or opt-out soon just like everyone else. Read more »
The Canyons School District open enrollment period for the 2014-15 school year starts immediately after the Thanksgiving break. Read more »
The University of Utah has announced a new collaborative education program with Nankai University in Tianjin, China, that will expand global partnerships in Asia. Read more »
The Utah State Office of Education has released its list of the 2013-14 Title 1 Reward Schools. Read more »
University of Utah Dining Services donated its kitchens, supplies and staff to prepare nearly 800 Thanksgiving meals for Salt Lake City families. It's the university's first year partnering with... Read more »
Scholarships help many students who can't afford college to get ahead — but now some universities are beginning to take a percentage of the money donated for these funds, leaving less for... Read more »
Murray School District requires all nonresident students to reapply to attend Murray schools for kindergarten through 12th grades. Read more »
As Adam Lanza withdrew from the world into his bedroom, the only person he appeared to be close to was his mother, who cooked his favorite meals, did his laundry daily — and bonded with him... Read more »
For an activity to promote attendance, officials at Hunter High School gave away several prizes to students on Tuesday, including a 2001 Honda Accord. Read more »
University of Utah safety officers will begin issuing written warnings for those who violate campus policy on speeding and motorized and non-motorized vehicles. Read more »
Computer science jobs are plentiful and well paid and can offer career flexibility and chances to work from home. So why do so few women choose to study computer science? Read more »
The Midvalley Health Center in Murray will bring top-of-the-line skin and eye treatment to a central location in Salt Lake County. It also has the room to expand, paving the way for future growth. Read more »
The Natural History Museum of Utah offered the public an unusual opportunity to tour areas of the building typically off limits on Saturday and Sunday. Read more »
Snow College President Scott Wyatt was selected Friday to serve as the next president of Southern Utah University. Read more »
The Dixie State University Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously in favor of a campus-wide ban on tobacco beginning Jan. 1. Read more »
The State School Board on Friday presented its list of the five key factors in student achievement to members of the Education Task Force. Read more »
A newly established advisory committee will help work through the interests involved in lease between petroleum company Anadarko and the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration of... Read more »
The wife of Stan Riley, a school bus driver killed in a crash last week, said her husband loved his job and the kids he served. Read more »
Davis Applied Technology College will host a seminar on understanding Utah's official small-business health insurance marketplace. Read more »
After a recent incident in which students and teachers at an elementary school were sickened by an undetected gas leak, Canyons School District is addressing the need for carbon monoxide detectors... Read more »
Health officials say the number of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder continues to rise. The latest survey says more than 1 in 10 children has been diagnosed with it. Read more »
A federal judge on Friday gave state and federal lawyers 60 days to come up with a process by which the U.S. Justice Department can assure that Louisiana's private school tuition voucher program... Read more »
Long-simmering ideological objections to teaching evolution in Texas boiled over at a late-night meeting, as the Board of Education extended preliminary approval of new science textbooks but held... Read more »
Members of the media received a sneak peek of the Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times exhibit at The Leonardo on Thursday. Read more »
The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded the Tooele School District with a $13 million grant for the construction of a new Dugway High School at the Dugway Proving Ground. Read more »
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Members of the Education Task Force discussed the need to encourage math concurrent enrollment and the potential for a fourth year of required high school math. Read more »
The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment. Read more »
Santa Claus took an early flight Tuesday sans reindeer to bring some early holiday cheer to children in southern Utah. Read more »
His walk is unusual, but it’s a victory for 18-year-old Tommy Turgeon because he was born with spina bifida. The college-bound Ogden resident was given a 2001 Mercedes SUV and a scooter to... Read more »
More adjunct and part-time professors across America are moving to unionize to improve their pay, their benefits and to have a voice that administrations will listen to. Read more »
Up to 300 vehicles were stuck overnight Saturday on the Arizona Strip, a 30-mile stretch of I-15 between Utah and Nevada in northwestern Arizona because of an unusual snowstorm. Read more »
Cool, or corrupting? The popularity of e-cigarettes is rapidly expanding, especially with teens, and marketing efforts appear to be ramping up. It’s something raising concerns from lawmakers,... Read more »
Antoinette Uwanyiugira, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo, escaped the horrors of war and humanitarian crisis in Africa. Workshops offered by Salt Lake City's Office of Diversity and... Read more »
University of Utah President David Pershing said providing students with access and excellence in education continue to be his top priorities as the university moves forward on a number of... Read more »
As the U.S. population becomes increasingly diverse, the Christmas season becomes more challenging for school administrators. Santa Claus is not immune to the controversy. Read more »
Canyons School District made several boundary changes at the start of the last school year, altering many walking routes to schools in the process. District officials are asking schools to look... Read more »
McKay Jensen has been selected to fill the open position representing District 3 on the Provo City School District Board of Education created by the resignation of Vance Checketts. Read more »
A panel of experts at the University of Utah will explore the topic of the ethics of collecting, managing and using big data. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education and administration is inviting families and businesses to join in a holiday donation drive for the Midvale overflow shelter of the Road Home. Read more »
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Northwest Middle School in Salt Lake City on Thursday to discuss with educators their efforts to improve student performance. Read more »
Utah has long been a place where advances in technology have led to progress in numerous industries, including the automotive sector. Now, a student-run program at Weber State University is helping... Read more »
Utahns remember the U.S.S. Utah, which was sunk by Japanese torpedoes at the beginning of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II. Read more »
Parent Christina Thompson says a lockdown at Stansbury High School this week exposed a weakness in Tooele County School District protocol. Read more »
Highland Junior High School was closed Monday when a boiler coil froze over because of cold temperatures. Read more »
As outgoing president Scott Wyatt takes the helm at Southern Utah University, the state board of regents has called on a longtime educator to serve as the interim leader at Snow College. Read more »
The State School Board discussed improvements to teacher misconduct policies during its Friday meeting. Read more »
Students from the Jean Massieu School of the Deaf spent time with a Santa Claus who communicated in sign language at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday. Read more »
On Dec. 7, 43 B.C., the Roman Statesman Cicero was assassinated. In his attempts to restore the Roman Republic, Cicero had run afoul of Mark Antony, and when Antony and Octavian made common cause, Antony insisted upon the elder... Read more »
Members of the State School Board are scheduled to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses due to misconduct. Read more »
Lauren Berger, known as the "Intern Queen," will offer college students advice about how to make the most of internship opportunities. Read more »
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