Lawmakers and education leaders are looking at new funding and policies for early childhood education.
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Student protests over racial incidents on the University of Missouri campus escalated over the weekend when at least 30 black football players announced they will not participate in team activities... Read more »
The most recent episodes of school violence have nothing to do with Islam, some critics note, arguing that the FBI is not well suited for the task. Read more »
More than 80 high schools across the state are participating in Utah College Application Week, hoping to help as many as 20,000 students apply and work toward a postsecondary education. Read more »
A seventh-grade science teacher has been arrested for investigation of possession of child pornography. Read more »
Schools that use Utah's Electronic High School, a public program that offers an alternative way for students to earn credit, may have to find another online provider to continue offering those... Read more »
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg outlined new education projects in a Facebook post Thursday, according to CNN Money. These won't be his first educational initiatives, but he says having a... Read more »
The Veteran Success Center at Utah Valley University is “Honoring All Who Serve — Past, Present and Future” with a series of activities centered around Veterans Day. Read more »
Granite School District has announced its open enrollment period for the 2016-17 school year will run from Tuesday, Dec. 1, to Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. Read more »
An Ohio teenager applying to college discovered some startling things about himself because of a discrepancy involving his Social Security number: His real name. And that he was allegedly snatched... Read more »
Republican White House hopeful Ben Carson was not offered a formal scholarship to the United States Military Academy at West Point as he wrote in his autobiography, his campaign said Friday. Read more »
Utah kindergartners might see a new entrance assessment to help teachers understand their academic readiness before starting school. Read more »
The nonprofit College Board released its annual "Trends in College Pricing" report Wednesday, and among the findings were that tuition costs increased again — but not as much as in prior years. Read more »
BYU alumni are now eligible for discounted pricing on Apple products at the BYU Store. Read more »
A small survey of an impoverished Philadelphia neighborhood finds startling penetration by and reliance on tablets and smartphones for young children. Read more »
State auditors praised schools for transparent financial reporting but found that sensitive student information was released in 5,500 transactions, according to a report released Wednesday. Read more »
The vast majority of states now require that teachers be evaluated, at least in part, on student test scores — up sharply from six years ago. And in many states, those performance reviews... Read more »
The Utah County Attorney's Office has filed multiple criminal charges against a Provo High School wrestler for his alleged involvement in a hazing incident. Read more »
Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a former rookie Unified police officer accused of having a one-month sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. Read more »
Scores out this week have fallen across the board since 2013, but no one is quite sure why, whether it is a blip or a trend, and, if the the latter, what to do about it. Read more »
College athletes continue to graduate at record rates. Read more »
Known as "creaming," critics charge the practice of driving out students who would otherwise derail the classroom tips the balance of outcomes in their favor. Read more »
Ann Marie Corgill was awarded Alabama's 2014-15 Teacher of the Year, but bureaucracy made her quit, NPR reported. Read more »
UP TV set out to see how people would respond to witnessing bullying in its new anti-bullying PSA. The end results are uplifting. Read more »
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After a racist thread on social media sparked outrage on a quiet Washington state campus, college officials sent students home a day early for the Thanksgiving holiday. Read more »
A series of events in Palo Alto, California, has some questioning parental and community pressures to excel in wealthy high-tech community. Read more »
Lawmakers and education leaders are setting their sights on new funding and policies for early childhood education as they prepare for the 2016 legislative session convening in January. Read more »
The integration of arts into STEM sounds like a no-brainer. How could a multidisciplinary approach combining science and humanities not improve upon what each could offer alone? But there are also... Read more »
Yeah Samake, a former BYU student who is now Mali ambassador to India, said he was scheduled to stay at the hotel in Mali that was attacked by Islamic extremists early Friday but changed his mind... Read more »
The Davis Board of Education is seeking comment on the proposed 2016-17 school year calendar. Read more »
Schools administrators this week canceled an assignment requiring junior high school students to create a propaganda poster promoting ISIS or other terrorist groups after alarmed parents... Read more »
When Annelaure Leger dropped off her two children at school on Wednesday, it was like nearly every other day — except for the machine gun-toting policeman. Read more »
The Midvale Mustangs have a few new corrals, so to speak, now that a $1 million expansion at Midvale Elementary has been completed. Read more »
The new classroom and student services building at Utah State University's Brigham City campus, 989 S. Main, will open to the public with a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 1:30 p.m.,... Read more »
Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, who was selected to be the next president of the Utah College of Applied Technology, has declined the new position after accepting a counteroffer from his current... Read more »
Planned new bill will still require states to test every year, but will no longer dictate what to do with the data. Read more »
School Stickers, an online store that provides school reward certificates, stickers and badges to more than 10,000 schools worldwide, recently published a study revealing the naughtiest and nicest... Read more »
Utah Valley University’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy will host Peter Thomson, Fiji's ambassador to the United Nations, on Monday, Dec. 7, at 3 p.m. in the Sorensen Center,... Read more »
The Canyons School District will place Dual-Language Immersion programs in all five of its high schools beginning in the 2016-17 school year, when some of the students who began the program as... Read more »
The honor of winning a Rhodes scholarship carries extra weight for Neil Alacha. It will help connect him to his Middle Eastern roots. Read more »
Attorneys for the family of Ahmed Mohamed, have sent letters to the city of Irving and the Irving School District demanding apologies and $15 million in damages. Read more »
Rich Etchberger, a wildlife science professor at Utah State University’s Uintah Basin campus, has been named the 2015 Carnegie Professor of the Year for the state of Utah by the Council for... Read more »
Sixty-six percent of American 4-year-olds are enrolled in early childhood education, placing the United States well below average compared to other developed countries at a time of increasing focus... Read more »
Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Read more »
A former instructor at Eagle Gate College is suing the school for allegedly discriminating against his employment and benefits because he is married to another male teacher. Read more »
Echoing protests and demonstrations from racial tension on campuses across the country, students at the U. shared experiences and asked hard questions at the invitation of university leaders Friday. Read more »
Much of the battle centers on sodium: Is it a necessary ingredient to make food taste good, or an unhealthy "cheap trick" to cover lousy ingredients? Read more »
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