Paying for tuition with lotteries is a "regressive" tax but here to stay, analysis concludes.
Civic, religious and university leaders gathered Wednesday afternoon for the ribbon-cutting of the reflection center at Utah Valley University. The center will be a model for others, said Eboo... Read more »
The termination of two lesbian faculty members at Cor Jesu Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school, has prompted an outcry from alumnae who have vowed to withhold donations to the school. Read more »
Doing chores isn't totally unheard of in today's society. But you want to consider giving them a new name — and a new identity — to help your child succeed in school. Read more »
Read Today, KSL-TV's Deanie Wimmer, Superman, Indiana Jones, and the Star Wars rebels surprised Oquirrh Hills Elementary with Salt Lake Comic Con tickets for the entire student body, as a reward... Read more »
Officials at Utah State University announced Tuesday that the school had set a new record for external research funding during the 2014 fiscal year. Read more »
Parents of students at Bountiful Elementary School raised more than $10,000 for new security system. Read more »
A third-grade teacher at Columbia Elementary School in Kaysville has four sets of twins in her classroom, but only one set of twins is identical. Read more »
New research finds that teens whose school days begin later than the national norm of approximately eight o’clock achieve at higher levels than teens who start school earlier. The researchers... Read more »
College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it. Read more »
The future of the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture has divided the institution named for the iconic designer. The quest to keep its accreditation status has some school board members... Read more »
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With so many free and cheap online courses available, anyone can go back to school. Read more »
Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end... Read more »
Children’s voices haven't filled the halls at the old Draper Park School for decades. Now, preservationists have a plan to revive the sounds of learning inside the historic building. Read more »
A new partnership between the Salt Lake City Public Library and the Salt Lake City School District has resulted in roughly 14,000 students signing up for city library cards. Read more »
Researchers found what students already knew, that school starts too early. Read more »
More than 70 Westminster College freshmen participated in the school's annual Helping Hands Day service project on August 19 to benefit South Salt Lake. Read more »
With flexible programs aimed at working adults, for-profit colleges have become both a beacon of hope and a lightning rod of controversy. Read more »
NCSU students develop new date-rape drug detection device. Read more »
A recent poll suggests that many Utahns not only dislike Common Core, but they also don't seem to fully understand it. That's a trend that seems to be worrying potential presidential candidate Mike... Read more »
Canyons School District’s Special Education Department recently acknowledged the accomplishments of seven educators and staff members. Read more »
The Davis School District is apologizing over an error that led to some children with special needs being returned home hours late on Monday. One family said Tuesday it has happened to them before. Read more »
A study of 800 Baltimore school kids finds that those born poor stay poor. Read more »
Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way. Read more »
A review of policies and practices at the state’s largest mass transit agency shows numerous instances of questionable business practices, including a “sweetheart deal” in which a... Read more »
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Paying for tuition with lotteries is a "regressive" tax but here to stay, analysis concludes. Read more »
Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. Read more »
What states are doing the best in terms of education? Here's a look at the top 15. Read more »
The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »
A well-read crowd jammed the Natural History Museum of Utah Saturday for Library Day, which rewarded Salt Lake County library users who met summer reading goals with free admission to the museum.... Read more »
Portland's Rosa Parks Elementary School hopes to break out of its test score doldrums with a year-round calendar. Will it work? Read more »
Lunch workers did not follow policy when taking away lunches from students at a local elementary school in late January, according to findings from an independent review of the policies, personnel,... Read more »
More than 250 monarch butterflies flitted about the fairgrounds after their release by Flutterby Exhibits at the Utah State Fair Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The exhibit offered fairgoers a glimpse... Read more »
The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January. Read more »
Utah State University is blazing trails at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a race car fueled by algae and safflower seeds. Researchers are using the speedway to market what they believe is the fuel... Read more »
What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Read more »
The skin on Grace Karaffa's lips doesn't handle the elements very well at all, chapping until they bleed. For years when it's happened during school, she asked teachers for relief with lip balm,... Read more »
Andreas Vesalius' book "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" (Fabric of the Human Body), first published in 1543, is part of a buildingwide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of... Read more »
Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education has announced a non-credit software testing certificate program designed to help students gain education and training in the... Read more »
Hunter High School electronics and robotics teacher Scott Watson was one of 24 educators nationwide selected to attend the Air Force Recruiting Service’s For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology leadership... Read more »
On Friday, a new class of Utah AmeriCorps members pledged to “get things done for America” as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th anniversary. Read more »
A growing movement in higher education is trying to teach empathy. Read more »
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Read more »
Student loan debt isn't just a problem for the young. A small, but growing percentage of seniors struggle to pay back education debt — tens of thousands even seeing their Social Security... Read more »
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chairman and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from... Read more »
Ohio State University should disavow the investigative report of the school's celebrated marching band that led to the firing of its director for failing to stop a "sexualized culture" and... Read more »
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