A set of proposed science standards for middle schoolers is again open for public comment.
James Lawrence, the Iron Cowboy, takes a photo with student Samantha Lehman at Rowland Hall Middle School in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Read more »
Canyons School District students who attend kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible for testing for placement in the district's advanced-learner magnet program services in the 2016-17 school... Read more »
The Granite School District will host three parent seminars on youth protection during the school year. Read more »
A $500,000 grant will help five school districts in Utah cut costs to replace older school buses with a fleet of cleaner vehicles. Read more »
Being an instructional coach, troubleshooter and financial manager in high pressure environments drives administrators away just as experience value kicks in, experts say. Read more »
Various Salt Lake organizations earned praise in a Harvard Business School report released Monday that examined combined efforts to improve the well being and academic outcomes of students. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College placed sixth overall in Community College Week’s most recent Top 100 list of associate degree producing colleges in the country. Read more »
Sitting all day is bad for kids, too — but are standing desks the best solution to the prolonged sitting problem? Read more »
Westminster College inaugurated Stephen R. Morgan Saturday as the 18th president in the college's 140-year history. Read more »
One Chicago mother is heartbroken that the teacher of her son with special needs put a trash bag on him because of his drooling. It's not an isolated incident: Children with disabilities and health... Read more »
The Dalai Lama will not speak at the University of Utah or be able to meet any of his other October appointments in the United States because of medical considerations, university officials... Read more »
The U. on Friday opened its Sandy Center as a place to facilitate smaller class sizes for general education courses, as well as students taking noncredit courses. Read more »
The University of Colorado says it has been informed that the Dalai Lama has canceled U.S. appearances next month following a checkup at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. Read more »
Dumping billions down the drain? Teacher "professional development" spending a total waste, study argues
Study estimates $18,000 per teacher each year spent on teacher professional development, but fails to find any connection between the training and results in the classroom. Read more »
Washington County School District was recognized Thursday as one of several case studies where blending technology and classroom instruction has led to improved student outcomes. Read more »
A 4-year-old boy was allegedly told he shouldn't write with his left hand by his teacher because it is evil. Read more »
Tim Feltner, a Layton High School technology and engineering educator for the last 15 years, was honored by the Utah Air Force Association for his teaching methods. Read more »
A Facebook post showing a teacher's frustration with a 7-year-old student writing her name on an assignment in cursive went viral, posing the question of whether learning the style reaps benefits... Read more »
Focusing on poor Latino families, a Chicago Catholic school pays for their tuition with students' work. But do the kids get more out of the work jobs than they put into them? Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District is offering free parent seminars on a range of topics relating to youth protection. The five seminars will cover mental health, suicide prevention and Internet... Read more »
Four universities were chosen Wednesday to host the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates, including veteran host Washington University in St. Louis and, marking the first such debate in... Read more »
A new initiative from the White House could make it easier for students to apply for federal financial aid to help with the cost of attending college. Read more »
In his new book, John Palfrey makes the case that libraries are losing support as the public favors the Internet as an information source — but that puts free access to information at risk. Read more »
Mandatory retirement at major airlines, talent poaching by major carriers from regional airlines and low starting wages with high flight training costs are all depleting the airline pilot talent... Read more »
Fifteen years after Oklahoma voters created an endowed trust for programs that discourage tobacco use and promote healthy lifestyles, a state lawmaker wants to use the fund to finance pay raises... Read more »
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The first cry for help occurred seven weeks ago, at USC’s “Salute to Troy” banquet, when Steve Sarkisian’s long-rumored alcohol problem surfaced in an ugly incident that... Read more »
For the first time in six years, the American High School Band returned to Holt Arena at Idaho State University. They last time the band was there, woodwind instructor Heather Christensen was... Read more »
When U. cell biologist Jody Rosenblatt organized the Research as Art contest last year, she received 80 submissions from places she "didn't even know existed.” Read more »
A massive study on traumatic brain injury rehabilitation involved more than 2,000 subjects at 10 rehab centers and created what is likely the richest database on such injuries ever assembled. Read more »
State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the... Read more »
With days remaining in a contest judging the nation's "most outdoorsy" college, Southern Utah University students are heading outside to log daily adventures. Read more »
Cochlear implant surgeon Dana Suskind founded the Thirty Million Words program in Chicago after discovering that language-rich environments affected whether her young patients learned to talk. Read more »
Amid the bloodbaths of 21st-century America, you might think that there would be a lot of research into the causes of gun violence, and which policies work best against it. Read more »
Hardship exception may be more flexible than most people realize, as policy experts search for proper alignment of incentives. Read more »
Public libraries are at a crossroads. Overall circulation and visits are down over the last five years. But libraries continue to supply another community need: a place to contemplate and collaborate. Read more »
When I picked my son up from his first day of 4th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) question of “How was your day?” was met with his usual (indifferently delivered)... Read more »
A set of proposed science standards for middle schoolers is again open for public comment after the standards were rewritten in light of feedback from teachers, parents and other stakeholders. Read more »
Julian Garcia and Harleigh Jurgens listen as Carolyn Corry, Pleasant Grove Library librarian, reads a story to children at Mountainland Head Start at in Pleasant Grove on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Read more »
A statewide classroom technology initiative is one step closer to reaching the hands of students and teachers after state education leaders approved a strategic plan to implement the program. Read more »
Members of the Utah State Board of Education gave final approval Friday to a policy they say could create a "conundrum" for high school students thanks to conflicting state laws passed this year. Read more »
New research indicates wild blueberries "could strengthen the performance of primary schoolchildren in class," according to Medical Xpress. Here's what that could mean for children with ADHD. Read more »
Utah Valley University has become the largest institution of higher education in Utah, with 33,211 students attending this fall, according to enrollment numbers released Wednesday. Read more »
Students at Jennie P Stewart Elementary School try to break the Guinness World Record for the most chopsticks laid end to end. The goal was to place 3,000 chopsticks around the school track. Read more »
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer... Read more »
This month, the burn center at University Hospital celebrated a remarkable two years without any central line-associated bloodstream infections. Read more »
News reports from the last year show an increasing amount of fraternities cause controversy across college campuses. But are there any benefits? Read more »
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