When schools fail to respond, parents can now mobilize to wrest control of the school from district administrators.
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 »
Studies from the U.K. and Tasmania show that the more creative "text speak" children use while texting, the better they perform on spelling and grammar tests. Read more »
The Thunderbirds air show is this weekend. For each show, they choose a hometown hero to go up in an F-16. Becky Austad of Syracuse was selected as the "Hometown Hero" for her work with the... Read more »
An "Old Reliable" who fought for years in World War II will graduate from high school Saturday, two months after turning 100 years old. Read more »
New York is expressing interest in dialing back its intensely competitive gifted and talented program in favor of a model that reaches more kids by bringing the philosophies of gifted education... Read more »
Physical education has gained greater salience and attention of late as kids have grown increasingly sedentary and obese. Now there's a "new P.E." movement that aims to give kids the flexibility... Read more »
Some say it's "affirmative action for the rich." Colleges are forcing big tuition increases on lower-income students at greater rates than their higher-income peers, according to a new analysis. Read more »
Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »
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Gym class was an excellent time for you as a kid. Take a look back at that time with these 13 different games. Read more »
In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning... Read more »
A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding... Read more »
New York City is now spending $200 million on private schools for special education. Critics argue that this is sapping the city's ability to provide special education in mainstream schools, let... Read more »
After years of growth and school construction, Jordan School District opened the doors Monday on its newest elementary in Herriman, the final building planned for the area. Read more »
When schools fail and fail to respond to their failure, parents in several states can now mobilize to wrest control of the school from district administrators. Read more »
The high school class of 2014 saw more dropouts than that of 2013 because of new exit exams and course requirements. Read more »
Bilingual parents: Talking to your child in your native language makes it easier for them to learn English
Studies have found that parents who aren't native speakers of the majority language in their community should still talk to their child in whatever language they know best. Read more »
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans have flocked to for-profit colleges, including a troubled chain that is closing or selling its campuses amid a series of federal and state investigations. Read more »
New research puts American teens at the lower end of the spectrum for financial literacy. Research sparks debate over education reform. Read more »
Campus sexual assault victims are joining senators on Capitol Hill in announcing legislation designed to make colleges more accountable to rape victims. Read more »
President Barack Obama welcomed the inaugural class of young African leaders to Washington Monday, drawing cheers as he announced their program is being expanded and renamed after former South... Read more »
Students wrote, composed and designed an opera as part of a special summer program hosted by the Madeleine Choir School. Read more »
When City College of San Francisco got really bad at graduating and transferring its students the accrediting agency stepped in with warnings, then threatened to shut it down, and then retreated,... Read more »
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