Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Military personnel still recovering from brain damage told to sign
Utah isn’t going to climb the list of per pupil spending any time soon, especially with thousands of new students being added each year. So the answer to public education must come in a... Read more »
Nearly 250 inmates at the Utah State Prison graduated from the South Park Academy program on Wednesday, including about 150 who participated in commencement exercises at the facility. Read more »
More Utah kids who eat free or reduced meals during the school year are not eating free meals once school is out. Child nutrition advocates are working to bring awareness to the free summer meals... Read more »
Patrons can bring canned food to the Lehi Library June 22-26 and earn $1 deductions from library fines, up to $10. Read more »
Groundbreaking ceremonies will signal the start of construction on the new Rock Canyon Elementary and Sunset View Elementary in Provo. Read more »
James Billington, the librarian of Congress who has led the world's largest library for nearly three decades and brought it into the digital age, announced Wednesday that he will step down at... Read more »
Looking for leverage in the crowded presidential field, governors backtrack on new education regime. Read more »
This month, the Utah Department of Transportation concluded the first year of its Walking School Bus app, which has helped students and parents walk 88,000 miles to and from school, collectively... Read more »
Garfield County Commission members considered a resolution this week to declare a state of emergency for its district's declining school enrollment. The Commission attributes the loss to federal... Read more »
The New York Times recently published an op-ed that offered defaulting on your loans as a viable way of escaping student debt. Pretty much everyone disagrees with that. Read more »
The community is invited to a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of work on the new Midvale Middle School. Read more »
Ingeborg Syllm-Rapoport wasn't allowed to defend her doctoral thesis in 1938 under the Nazis because she was part-Jewish. Nearly eight decades later, she became Germany's oldest recipient of a... Read more »
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With terrorist attacks on the rise in Kenya, the violence is not only taking a toll on life, but on education. Read more »
From math to literature, well-crafted games can make learning intuitive and painless, argues the author of a new book on gaming and teaching. Read more »
Bill Gates, who is the richest man in the world, is a big fan of college. Read more »
Ever heard of Kahuku High School in Hawaii? If not, now you'll probably never forget it. Read more »
Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, was recently cleared of wrongdoing over a controversial essay she published on sexual politics on college campuses. Read more »
Poverty rates are now highest among people aged 18-25, according to a report. There is hope to reverse the trend, however, and it lies with education. Read more »
"Opportunity culture" program turns great teachers into mentors instead of administrators. Read more »
I entered my daughter's preschool room and learned how I have not understood the rules of learning. Read more »
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Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were relocated from one residence hall at the Provo Missionary Training Center after a bat was discovered in one of the rooms. Read more »
Sweeping implications of rulling may have been signaled in Kennedy's decision and oral arguments exchange. Read more »
There are three major traps I tell all new graduates to avoid. One, don’t buy or lease a new car. The second trap to avoid is rushing in to buy a house. Last, don’t ever get caught up... Read more »
Nearly 15 years since its organization, the BYU Center for Animation has become a pipeline for students to enter the animation industry. Read more »
Utah Valley University announced plans Monday to construct a privately funded facility dedicated to autism on its campus. Read more »
Serious cultural erosion and the loss of vital traditional values now threaten both religious freedom and the family as an institution. In our society, money matters seem to dominate. Read more »
Utah Valley University has welcomed three new members to its board of trustees. Read more »
Crews began demolishing the 20,000-square-foot University of Utah Continuing Education building Tuesday in Sandy as they begin the construction process for a five-story luxury residential project. Read more »
Exotic dancers hired as admissions counselors. Recruiters told to seek out "impatient" individuals who have "few people in their lives who care about them." Military personnel still recovering from... Read more »
The Davis School District has construction projects underway in many of its schools this summer. Read more »
The Granite Board of Education is considering proposals to change Cottonwood and Cyprus high schools into 9-12 schools, a model unlike most schools in the Wasatch Front that include only 10th-... Read more »
How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and... Read more »
The old Granite High School building was closed in 2009. Currently, Garbett Homes has signed a contract to purchase the property and has submitted a plan to build 130 homes there. Read more »
On July 4, 1826, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. The two men died 50 years to the day that the Declaration of Independence was ratified. Read more »
School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »
According to Newsweek, universities around the country are pushing students with psychiatric challenges out on "medical leave" and then refusing to allow them to return. Read more »
Pixar’s “Inside Out” has enjoyed a tremendous amount of box office success and critical praise since its release, at least partially because of how it tackled the complexity of... Read more »
More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »
A scholarship has been established at Utah Valley University in memory of a family recently killed in a plane crash. Read more »
United Way of Salt Lake is holding its annual Stuff the Bus drive to gather school supplies for children in need. Read more »
Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Read more »
The special needs carnival at North Eastern Services provided adults with mental disabilities a chance to interact. Read more »
Online registration for Canyons School District students begins Aug. 4 for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
High school graduation rates are up, but is that the system is being rigged or real progress on the ground? Read more »
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