Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year
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The first results of Utah's SAGE exam brought reactions that ranged from excitement to constructive disappointment Monday. But most agree the drop in proficiency was expected. Read more »
A popular student responsible for a shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table, investigators said Monday. Read more »
Hundreds of Dixie State University students, faculty and St. George residents gathered to officially welcome the university's 18th president. Read more »
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Rowland Hall School on Monday hosted a celebrity chef and honored a student who won a challenge from the White House. Read more »
In honor of American Indian Heritage Month in November, the public is invited to an American Indian Open House in Tooele. Read more »
A 14-year-old girl who was wounded when a student opened fire inside a Washington state high school has died, raising the death toll in the shooting to three, including the gunman. Read more »
Results from Utah's first SAGE test, which raised the bar of proficiency among students, show that less than half of students in the state are considered proficient in English, math and science.... Read more »
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As Common Core curriculum and testing has settled in, resistance to the high-stakes tests has intensified. The Council of Chief State School Officers announced guidelines it hoped would ensure that... Read more »
Utah’s wide selection of institutes for higher learning isn’t the only thing to brag about when it comes to state education. Of course, we’re biased, but here are some data that... Read more »
A program aimed to help protect kids from pornography featured five assemblies in three Taylorsville schools. Read more »
Petrodollars can buy the finer things in life. And in one North Dakota oil county, they will be used to pay for the higher education of every graduate of area high schools, if students want. Read more »
Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle. Read more »
Recent research studies and experts suggest that teaching your child two languages will enhances his or her brain development. Read more »
Educating all children around the world is a cause dear to Canyons School District library specialist Barbara Hopkins. And she's willing to hike 17,000 feet on the world's tallest peak for it. Read more »
Students, professors and businesswomen met Tuesday at Utah Valley University to hear from House Speaker Becky Lockhart, R-Provo, and House Minority Leader Jennifer Seelig, D-Salt Lake, about ways... Read more »
Seven-time NFL linebacker and BYU graduate Bryan Kehl spoke to hundreds of students Tuesday about the importance of having an education in science, technology, engineering and math. Read more »
The poorest of the poor in many Third World countries send their kids to private schools, British researcher claims
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai was a student in a low-cost private school for poor families. . Read more »
There are ways to trim the bite of college costs without resorting to jimmying open parking meters or begging for an audience with the scholarship fairy. Read more »
An estimated 75,000 people visited The Leonardo in the science, technology and art museum's first year, a number that falls far short of other nearby city attractions. Read more »
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The highly touted American Fork High School marching band performed Friday as the school's football team played for the state championship against Bingham. But the performance was unlike any of its... Read more »
The Granite School District has made adjustments to its 2015-16 calendar to accommodate the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. Read more »
Utah's use of data in monitoring and guiding student achievement made several improvements this year, earning the state an almost perfect score on a report by the Data Quality Campaign released... Read more »
Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey family's lawsuit claiming a school district is discriminating against their... Read more »
Utah's school grading system will see some changes in how grades are calculated in light of SAGE, the state's new year-end student assessment. Read more »
Middle school students enjoyed learning about physics with a beat on Monday. West Jordan and Sunset Ridge middle schools combined for the Honeywell and NASA FMA Live Forces in Motion show, a... Read more »
Police are investigating after BYU professors discovered a voice-activated recorder hidden in a classroom in the Joseph Smith Building. Read more »
The Davis Board of Education is seeking comment as it considers adoption of its proposed school calendar for 2015-16. Read more »
A committee of the University of California's governing board voted Wednesday for a tuition increase during each of the next five years over the protests of Gov. Jerry Brown, legislative leaders... Read more »
In order to accommodate rapid growth in the northern end of Nebo School District, a boundary realignment is being considered in anticipation of the opening of two new elementary schools in Spanish... Read more »
Spring Lane Elementary student Kara Bagley’s colorful design of flowers clinging to an open book made her one of eight statewide winners in the Utah Educational Savings Plan’s... Read more »
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