Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis.
The State School Board on Friday approved a motion to request a one-year extension of Utah's waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
To make the most money coming out of a North Carolina university, study nuclear engineering and you'll earn almost $90,000 a year. To make the least, study dramatic theater and earn $10,400. Read more »
The State School Board will vote Friday whether to request an extension of Utah's waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has approved appointments to administrative positions in Canyons School District. Read more »
The State Board of Regents has approved a new cybersecurity graduate certificate at Utah Valley University. The program will start this fall. Read more »
New research shows an upswing in healthy school lunch consumption among middle- and elementary-schoolers. Read more »
The Department of Education is trying to make it easier for students with troubled credit histories to get college loans. Read more »
Princeton Review ranked the most and least religious schools in the country. Read more »
The mayors of Herriman, Bluffdale, Riverton, South Jordan and West Jordan joined Jordan School District administrators Wednesday on surprise tours of the district. Read more »
The South Jordan City Council declined to take action on a school district split, allowing the deadline for placing the issue before voters to pass. Read more »
A diverse array of sharks is on display for families to see at Utah's Loveland Living Planet aquarium, where 11 species reside. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College has named JoAnne Wright dean of the School of Health Sciences, which oversees programs in the college’s nursing and allied health fields. Read more »
Utah students can put their creative talents to work promoting awareness of the risks of indoor radon gas by participating in the 2014 National Radon Poster Contest. Read more »
The Princeton Review's 2015 "The Best 379 Colleges," released Monday, contains a list of the Top 20 party schools and the Top 20 sober schools. Read more »
The school lunch or a brown paper bag? It’s a tale as old as time. Right now, kids in the United States are paying $2.08 on average for school lunch, according to the School Nutrition... Read more »
Keep your kids from falling behind in math this summer by using these everyday activities. Read more »
Temple announced this week that is offering an alternate entrance path that sidesteps standardized tests like the ACT and SAT. Students who ditch the exam need to show good high school GPA and be... Read more »
Ohio State University's new president and supporters of the school's storied marching band are clashing over the unexpected firing of a band director with deep roots in the organization. Read more »
About 250 Fidelity Investments employees helped revitalize a Title 1 school in Rose Park as part of a national effort to transform schools. Read more »
Money magazine created a unique college ranking system to rival US News and World Report's traditional list. Read more »
A new study out of the University of Arkansas argues that charter schools produce a significantly high return on investment when compared to traditional public schools. Read more »
To significantly decrease unwanted pregnancies, unsafe abortions, maternal deaths and sexually transmitted diseases globally, we should start talking to boys and girls about their sexual and... Read more »
Can religion actually help students learn and develop? It seems it might. Here are 10 different ways. Read more »
Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown was on hand with the group she organized in New York on Monday as they filed suit to invalidate the state's teacher tenure laws. Read more »
New study finds that fourth and fifth graders need more reading instruction than previously believed. Read more »
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Outgoing House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, announced Friday she has applied for the position of state superintendent of public instruction. Read more »
Awed parents and excited children flooded the new Odyssey Elementary School on Thursday, taking in the building's colorful, open-concept elementary at back-to-school night. Read more »
A Utah mom is outraged after she learned school lunch staff fed her daughter pizza that had been placed in a garbage can. Read more »
A broken water main in BYU's Marriott Center parking lot forced workers to shut off water Thursday afternoon to the basketball arena. Three Education Week classes were canceled Thursday, but... Read more »
Since 2008, Sallie Mae has been producing a report about paying for college on an annual basis. Read more »
Adding focused cardiovascular fitness into sixth graders' gym class and recess can help stave off depression during adolescence. Read more »
The public will soon have a chance to see an extraordinary set of footprints left behind by dinosaurs 125 million years ago. The tracks were first discovered by a Moab resident in 2009, but the... Read more »
Utah students had the nation's highest average ACT score in 2014 when compared among the 12 states where all high school juniors take the test. Read more »
Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said... Read more »
The State School Board ratified the appointment of Joel Coleman as interim state superintendent of public instruction despite concerns that a pending lawsuit filed by Coleman's wife presents a... Read more »
Three Japanese college students were killed and five others were injured when the car they were in veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole, officials said Friday. Read more »
While making student loans bankruptcy-friendly became a cause cÉlÈbre on the left in the wake of Occupy Wall Street, in recent weeks the notion has found some support on the right as well. Read more »
Robert W. Adler, distinguished professor of law and interim dean of the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, will fill that role as the next dean, pending approval by the board of trustees. Read more »
Educators on Monday reviewed preliminary data from the state's SAGE computer adaptive testing system. Read more »
In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene. Read more »
Canyons School District welcomed its students back to school in style on Wednesday. Read more »
The Conservation Garden Park, at Jordan Valley, hosted a Party in the Park Saturday. The event featured music, art, food and several education booths that spoke to the park's goal of educating the... Read more »
More than 100 children who have recently moved into the Road Home homeless shelter received on Thursday new back-to-school clothing, shoes and backpacks Read more »
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance. Read more »
Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes... Read more »
Only 5 percent of people who start a free online "massive open enrollment course" finish it, a fact often cited as a weakness. But is that really the measure of success? Read more »
Utah State Treasurer Richard Ellis has announced the appointment of the School Trust Fund board of trustees, which will oversee the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration. Read more »
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