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No more rows and desks: Schools are rethinking what learning looks like

The average school in the United States is between 30 and 50 years old, according to Prakash Nair

Taylorsville High newspaper wins national award

Taylorsville High School's newspaper The Warrior Ledger was named one of 40 publications in the country to receive the Pacemaker Award by the National Scholastic Press Association. Read more »

Dec. 9, 2014

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Portable safety signs aim to keep kids safe in school zones

After a recent rise in pedestrian fatalities, UDOT came across portable safety signs for school zone crossings. Salt Lake City is using them now, and other districts are expected to follow. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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Granite Education Foundation seeks award nominees

The Granite Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the Excel Award, recognizing and honoring teachers and administrators who have a track record of improving the lives of their students. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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7 largest US districts to teach computer science

The seven largest school districts in the U.S. are joining more than 50 others to start offering introductory computer science to all their students, the White House said Monday. Read more »

Dec. 8, 2014

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UAB cancels its football program, sending shock waves through college sports

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The University of Alabama, Birmingham dropped its football program this week, the first major college football program to do so since 1995 when the University of the Pacific in Stockton,... Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Class action lawsuit filed over high school football concussions

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Seeks changes in procedures, but larger questions of liability haunt sport from teens to pros Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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In search of a bridge between STEM education and employment

Businesses and educators are looking for ways to bridge the gap between science-related job openings and a shortage of qualified workers. Read more »

Dec. 7, 2014

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Watchdog: Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules in evaluating Native American schools

Federal officials appear to have violated ethics rules governing impartiality in awarding a contract to evaluate schools attended by tens of thousands of Native American students, a federal... Read more »

Dec. 6, 2014

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West High senior named Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Salt Lake have announced that Mauricio Salinas, 17, of West High School, has been named as 2015 Youth of the Year. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Photos: Students wrap presents for refugee children

Students from the University of Utah’s Lowell Bennion Community Service Center wrapped presents for newly arrived refugee children on Friday at Catholic Community Services. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Draper Park Middle School on open enrollment freeze

The Canyons Board of Education has placed Draper Park Middle School on moratorium status due to high enrollments, meaning that the school cannot accept standard open enrollment applications for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2014

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Dance, dance, dance

Jordan Valley School students and alumni dance during their Winter Dance, Alumni Dance and Homecoming Dance at the school in Midvale on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. Brighton High School LDS Seminary... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Students decorate Zions Bank Christmas tree

Handcrafted ornaments made by Wasatch Elementary School students will adorn Zions Bank Christmas trees in downtown Salt Lake City as part of an annual tradition supporting education and the spirit... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Leadership and voice: Two New Orleans schools illustrate the promise and perils of charter schools

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While one school unionizes, another prospers with strong, unfettered leadership. . Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Mickey and math? Disney launches education apps

Mickey is getting into math — and science, art, reading and even teaching social skills. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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$5 million grant to further reach of United Way's community school initiative

United Way of Salt Lake's community schools initiative to improve outcomes for children and communities is gaining national recognition. The Daniels Fund recently announced a $5 million investment... Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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High principal turnover leaves schools adrift

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Enormous turnover reflects hard scrutiny and insufficient support Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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8 tax law changes you need to know about for 2015

Besides the Affordable Care Act, there are a few interesting changes that could affect you when you file that 2014 tax return next year. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2014

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Obama unveils plan to help young American Indians

President Barack Obama announced an initiative Wednesday aimed at improving conditions and opportunities for American Indian youth, more than a third of whom live in poverty. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Like father like child: why your future may be closely tied to your father's income and education

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A child’s odds of breaking out of poverty or gaining a college education are heavily shaped by the father’s income and education level, says Richard Reeves of the Brookings Institution. Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Single-sex education picks up some steam

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Single-sex education: Is it a real answer or an ill-informed placebo? Read more »

Dec. 3, 2014

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Jameis Winston student misconduct hearing underway

The student code of conduct hearing involving Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston began Tuesday, approximately two years after a female student said he sexually assaulted her in December 2012. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Third-graders help decorate governor’s Christmas tree

Third-graders from Venture Academy, a charter school in Ogden, gathered at the Governor’s Mansion Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, to decorate Utah’s first family Christmas tree in the... Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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Hillcrest High students unveil 'Sacred Images' mural

A group of students has found a way to bring the heart of Nine Mile Canyon's Native American rock art to their school without moving a stone. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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SLCC to inaugurate new president Jan. 9

Salt Lake Community College will hold its inauguration for Deneece G. Huftalin as the school’s eighth president on Friday, Jan. 9. Read more »

Dec. 2, 2014

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