Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub.
Southern Utah University student Bailey Bowthorpe has been appointed as a student regent on the State Board of Regents for 2015-16 by Gov. Gary Herbert. Read more »
Lily Eskelsen GarcÍa decries rigid testing regime, argues it sets unrealistic targets, and points to Finland as an alternative model. Read more »
Speaking to youths attending the League of United Latin American Citizens convention Thursday, Yale-bound Fernando Rojas, who was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools, attributes his success to... Read more »
Heralded as hope for economic empowerment of young black men, construction was launched Thursday on a job-training center where a QuikTrip once stood before being looted and torched a night after... Read more »
The Granite School District Board of Education unanimously approved requests this week to reconfigure Cottonwood and Cyprus high schools as four-year schools. Read more »
Most students attend college to obtain a degree, and many of them have to borrow a lot of money for the privilege. Something about their student fees and tax dollars going to sports doesn’t... Read more »
Educators gathered Wednesday at a conference hosted by the National Network of State Teachers of the Year to discuss transformations needed in the classroom. Read more »
Utah Valley University has announced that Marc Archambault, vice president of development and alumni relations, has taken a new position at Western Kentucky University. Read more »
The House narrowly passed a Republican-led rewrite of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law on Wednesday, voting to dramatically lessen the federal role in education policy for the... Read more »
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday began deliberating over a bill to replace the embattled federal education law known as No Child Left Behind, and Utah educators hope it will lead to greater local control. Read more »
At the behest of student group Columbia Prison Divest, Columbia this week became the first U.S. university to pull investments from prison companies, inspiring students at other universities to... Read more »
The Diaz brothers, inspiration for the Disney motion picture "McFarland, USA" got out of the fields because of education, Danny Diaz told youth attending the League of United Latin American... Read more »
A report released Tuesday shows revenue increasing for NCAA athletics in Utah, which includes higher costs for students. Read more »
J. Steven Price has been appointed to the University of Utah’s board of trustees. Read more »
A government regulator says military personnel are still being hassled over their student loans despite the federal laws and programs put in place to protect them. Read more »
Julie Hartley has been appointed assistant commissioner of outreach and access for the Utah System of Higher Education. Read more »
Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the White House urges changes that the administration says would ensure that schools be held... Read more »
For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear. Read more »
Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that... Read more »
any parents hit the stores to find their children's back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes this season. And for some dedicated shoppers, it is more than a convenient place to... Read more »
as a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch. Read more »
A military court in Thailand said Tuesday it will release 14 student activists from detention but they will still face sedition charges — and the prospect of years in prison — for... Read more »
How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? Read more »
This fall, Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on experience gained in the workplace. Read more »
When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before — an error in one of the... Read more »
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Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and... Read more »
With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date. Read more »
Research out of Brigham Young University found negative academic outcomes from parent's comparing first and second-born children. Read more »
Five years ago, Trish Alderman, mother of four, started Back-2-School Basics, an annual drive that outfits hundreds of Park City kids in school gear. Read more »
Contextual education program at La Guardia College in New York offers one widely respected model for moving beyond the exam. Read more »
As a member of the Utah State Board of Education for 12 years and chairwoman of that board for five years, I am in a unique position to express my gratitude for the individuals who have worked and... Read more »
A dedication and open house will be held at the new Hillcrest Junior High School. Read more »
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read more »
If your student doesn’t excel at high-stakes testing, like many students, getting into college might be getting easier. Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has voted to name the district's new alternative high school Diamond Ridge High. The school will open Aug. 19. Read more »
About 50 local students took advantage of that opportunity by enrolling in a two-day program on Friday and Saturday at The Leonardo that focused on technology and engineering. Read more »
New research emphasizes the importance of intellectual humility. Read more »
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