The average school in the United States is between 30 and 50 years old, according to Prakash Nair
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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Businesses and educators are looking for ways to bridge the gap between science-related job openings and a shortage of qualified workers. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
While one school unionizes, another prospers with strong, unfettered leadership. . Read more »
Mickey is getting into math — and science, art, reading and even teaching social skills. Read more »
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 »
Enormous turnover reflects hard scrutiny and insufficient support Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Single-sex education: Is it a real answer or an ill-informed placebo? Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Salt Lake Community College will hold its inauguration for Deneece G. Huftalin as the school’s eighth president on Friday, Jan. 9. Read more »
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The average school in the United States is between 30 and 50 years old, according to Prakash Nair, whose Minneapolis-based architectural firm, Fielding Nair International, specializes in designing... Read more »
This year's lowest- and highest-performing Title I schools in Utah were identified Monday by the Utah State Office of Education, calling attention to areas of needed improvement as well as ongoing... Read more »
As educators continue making sense of this year's testing results and an abundance of other performance metrics, parents are wondering what something as simple as a letter grade means for their... Read more »
Brian Birch, director of the Utah Valley University Religious Studies Program, has been elected to serve as a board member on the Council for a Parliament of World Religions. Read more »
Education and police work have something in common, according to James Q. Wilson, one of the most influential political scientists of the last century. Both involve high social expectations and... Read more »
The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business was selected as one of 11 schools or colleges from nine universities to receive funding from an $11.25 million Daniels Fund Ethics... Read more »
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On Tuesday, hundreds of volunteers from Rowland Hall School, Crossroads Urban Center and throughout the community distributed holiday food bags filled with groceries for a hearty Christmas dinner... Read more »
Cara Baldree at Lincoln Elementary is one of 36 teachers across the country to receive a Raytheon – Engineering is Elementary Teacher scholarship for 2014-15. Read more »
Student video game developers from the University of Utah have won Best Student Game in the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge for their two-player action game “Cyber Heist.” Read more »
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