A new report by the Urban Institute shows the average college student is still under the age of 25.
Delaware and New York move forward on opt-out protections, while Colorado steps back. Read more »
Is your child flipping burgers this summer? She might have to work over 900 hours to pay for college tuition in the fall. Read more »
New research from Harvard University suggests that students' happiness is correlated to their grade point averages (GPAs), but — interestingly — not to standardized testing. Read more »
Eight people were killed in an Amtrak train derailment Tuesday night in Philadelphia. The victims include an Associated Press employee, a midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy, a Wells Fargo... Read more »
On May 14, 1948, the state of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion. The establishment of the state of Israel was the result of years of struggle by the Jewish people to create a national home. Read more »
Earlier this week, researchers from the Louisiana State University and the University of Texas found that when schools implemented a cellphone ban across campus, student test scores increased by as... Read more »
What will your college degree do for you? Big data could answer the question, but only if we let it.
As financial pressure on institutions builds, finding the best value for college becomes a wonky playground. But they need more numbers to play with. Read more »
The class of 2015 is graduating into the best job market in a decade, but their diplomas come at a high cost. This year's college grads carry the most student debt on record, at an average of... Read more »
Students who graduate from elite school get higher-paying jobs out of school, but that's not all there is to it. Read more »
According to a study from Northeastern University, 62 percent of graduates said they were unhappy with the way their universities have prepared them for the workplace. Read more »
Utah is leading the nation in closing the gap in high school graduation rates between white students and minority students, according to a national report released Tuesday. Read more »
Ben Gowans, a fourth-grade teacher at Park View Elementary in Nebo School District was recognized as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching. Read more »
The National Institute for Early Education Research released a report this week called “The State of Preschool,” which broke down how much financial support and access each state has... Read more »
President Barack Obama will establish his presidential library on the South Side of Chicago, a part of the city where his political career began and where some of the issues that he plans to devote... Read more »
The Tooele County School District has named Clint Spindler 2015 Administrator of the Year. Read more »
The Utah State Office of Education announced changes in leadership Tuesday, with Scott Jones stepping in as associate superintendent for business and operations. Read more »
A University of Virginia associate dean sued Rolling Stone magazine on Tuesday for more than $7.5 million, saying a debunked account of an alleged gang rape on campus cast her as the "chief villain." Read more »
Over the course of a 15-year study, the teaching techniques and efforts of nearly 100 college teachers nationwide were studied. The results of his study were published in the book “What the... Read more »
With over 15,000 kids looking on, the Bees narrowly dropped their final game of the homestand 5-4 to fall too 12-18 on the season. Read more »
In a rare expression of bipartisanship, two congressmen last week introduced a bill to modernize student privacy protections for students. Read more »
Amazon just made it so that shoppers can't find toys based on gender. But is the argument over toys really about gender? Read more »
The University of Utah graduated its largest class to date Thursday, with 8,363 graduates from 77 countries earning 8,830 degrees. Read more »
New research has found that children who are bullied are more likely to develop social and mental health problems in adulthood than children who are physically abused. Read more »
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Wednesday was the year-end culmination of a new after-school program in the Jordan School District, where a state grant has allowed three schools to host computer programming and robotics classes... Read more »
Tired of going through summer reading lists? Can't find the right book for you? This app will make things a lot easier. Read more »
Patrick Hearty and Dr. Joseph Hatch have put together a pictorial history of the horseback couriers in “The Pony Express in Utah” as part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America... Read more »
While these shorter weeks have helped struggling school districts cut costs, there is still a lack of data to show whether it is truly beneficial or harmful to students, Madeleine Cummings reported... Read more »
On May 25, 1787, the Constitutional Convention officially got underway. The government of the time, the Articles of Confederation, proved powerless in the face of foreign threats, mounting debts... Read more »
Both stay-at-home mothers and working mothers can be of benefit to children, teaching different things and helping in different aspects of their lives. Read more »
Lawmakers and educators discussed how increased and equalized funding should translate into better outcomes for students during a Utah Taxpayers Association conference Thursday. Read more »
East High School art teacher Trish Clay signs a mural that took 16 years and more than 10 students to complete Thursday, May 28, 2015. The East High Art Club completed the mural that covers life... Read more »
On May 29, BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts will premiere "Princess Academy," a new play adapted from Shannon Hale's best-selling novel of the same name. Read more »
Dev Jaiswal's journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals shows just how competitive spelling has become. Read more »
Seven-year-old Grand Goodsell lost his left arm to a form of cancer. Coincidentally, a school volunteer was able to provide the unique help he needed to adapt. Read more »
An impressive field of 283 young spellers was narrowed to 49 semifinalists during Wednesday's preliminary rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The remaining spellers will compete on... Read more »
The hiring of college grads is expected to increase by about 10 percent in 2015, according to the National Association of Colleges & Employers. But another report shows that just 14 percent of... Read more »
Research by the U.S. Census Bureau shows college graduates earn an average of $1 million more in their lifetimes than high school graduates. Read more »
Ranked near the very bottom of most lists of school performance and near the very top of most rankings of child poverty, New Mexico has gone further than most states in its embrace of high-profile... Read more »
A new study shows that children who are bilingual, or are at least regularly exposed to a second language, may better understand what other people may want, need or see. Read more »
A survey of top teachers in the nation shows that family stress and poverty are the top factors that affect student success. Read more »
A new study shows millennials are more likely to experience workplace depression than their older counterparts — a fact that may shed light on developing workplace dynamics. Read more »
The U.S. education system hasn't been revamped in over 100 years. Can it prepare kids for a high-tech world? Read more »
With the possible in-state tuition rate extinction and rising costs of higher education, cost is becoming an even larger factor for students seeking degrees than ever before. Read more »
For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw. Read more »
For the third year in a row, Utah Valley University is offering a free online math refresher course. Read more »
Davis School District has honored 11 employees with CARE Awards. CARE stands for Celebrate Achievement, Reward Excellence. Read more »
A new report by the Urban Institute shows the average college student is still under the age of 25. Read more »
Rick Spencer says his CPR certification played a crucial role as one of his colleagues went into cardiac arrest. Read more »
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