Birmingham, Alabama, public schools have announced plans to work chess into the curriculum.
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A is suggesting that football teams hold no more than two contact practices per week during the season in guidelines that grew out of a safety and concussion summit early this year. Read more »
A former Utah educator has been elected president of the nation's largest teacher's union. Read more »
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Salt Lake Community College will offer a new associate of applied science degree in health information technology. Read more »
Special-education students fall behind at an unprecedented rate since the widespread implementation of Common Core standards. Read more »
Four adjunct professors come forward as the culprits behind grade inflation. Read more »
Researchers at the University of Utah are hoping to increase the health of babies born to the state's African refugee population by offering proper prenatal care and instruction. Read more »
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company's 100-plus campuses going up for sale,... Read more »
New research runs against the grain of popular belief, saying that helping your kids with homework is detrimental to their education. Read more »
Northwestern University on Thursday urged the National Labor Relations Board to overturn a regional ruling that would allow its scholarship football players to unionize, holding up the football program as exemplifying the... Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education will host public meetings in July through September to give students, parents, employees and the community a chance to meet new Canyons Superintendent Jim Briscoe. Read more »
Nebo School District teacher Perry Ewell has been recognized as the Outstanding Arts & Education Educator in Utah by the Artistic Resource for Teachers and Students Inc. Read more »
On July 5, 1943, German tanks attacked the Red Army at Kursk. The engagement proved to be the largest tank battle of World War II and ensured that Germany never again launched a major offensive... Read more »
The Davis School District and Utah teacher of the year has received national honors. Read more »
The National Council on Teacher Quality thinks colleges that educate teachers do a horrible job of it and hope to change that by issuing detailed ratings, but critics question whether the new... Read more »
Bill Gates is pushing hard on education, and putting money where his mouth is. Not everyone is happy with it. He's the driving force behind Parent Revolution, the godfather of the parent trigger,... Read more »
Just as there are two competing perspectives among democrats on how best to reform education, Republicans find themselves torn between those who want tighter standards and heightened... Read more »
A complaint filed by Salt Lake School Board member Michael Clara, alleging hiring discrimination in west-side schools, has been dismissed by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Read more »
A school in Washington state has upped the ante on fighting childhood obesity by strictly regulating birthday and holiday treats in the classroom. Read more »
After more than a decade of eluding phone calls, a Brighton Heights man said his experience with a third-party collection agency hired to recoup his student loan debt went from marginally annoying... Read more »
A Utah senator is planning to back a bill that would provide school districts with funding to better train teachers to identify and help treat dyslexia. Read more »
Education reformers are asking for the U.S. to follow the teacher qualifications found in Finland and Singapore. Read more »
Despite stumbling blocks, the Utah Valley University Theatre Department has achieved remarkable success, including an impressive array of national honors. Read more »
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New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
Birmingham, Alabama, public schools have announced plans to work chess into the curriculum, while in England a nonpartisan push is underway to make chess part of the national curriculum there. Read more »
City leaders in South Jordan and West Jordan have until Aug. 5 to decide whether to ask voters if their cities should split from the Jordan School District. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has requested a careful review process of the Common Core education standards. It's important that the process delve into specifics, not general feelings. This is so because this... Read more »
Members of the Education Task Force participated in demonstrations by Utah teachers on the application of classroom technology in science, math, English and social studies coursework. Read more »
AP classes have endured scrutiny over the last few years, causing students, parents and admissions officers to ask if they're still worth it. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that he has directed the Utah Attorney General's Office to conduct a thorough review of the state's commitments and obligations under the Common Core State... Read more »
The Natural History Museum of Utah is presenting the exhibit "The Horse," which tells the story of how humans have shaped the horse and how the horse, in turn, has shaped humans. Read more »
Researchers at the University of Utah studied the effect that fecal transplants had on woodrats who had lost the ability to eat toxic creosote bushes. Read more »
The State School Board postponed a decision Thursday on whether to request an extended waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind. Read more »
Republican Gov. Scott Walker's call to scrap Common Core academic standards for Wisconsin schools is meeting resistance from GOP Senate leaders, with one key lawmaker calling it "monkey business." Read more »
The Board of Regents selected Richard Williams as the 18th president of Dixie State University. Williams succeeds Stephen D. Nadauld who announced his retirement in October after nearly six years... Read more »
Representatives from Utah's manufacturing industry and officials with the Utah College of Applied Technology spoke with state lawmakers Wednesday about the need for more skilled workers in... Read more »
Summer is prime time for kids to slip behind in reading, math and science. Here are some ways to help prevent that. Read more »
In 2011, Brittani Uribe attended Best Buy's Geek Squad Summer Academy at age 17 with plans of becoming a dietitian. Eight years later, she is living her dream as a Geek Squad agent at the camp who... Read more »
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