A set of proposed science standards for middle schoolers is again open for public comment.
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Youths in grades 10 through 12 are invited to attend an information meeting about the Lehi City Youth Council. Read more »
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A group of students has been named to a panel to provide their perspectives on issues that come before the Canyons Board of Education. Read more »
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Mathew Flores received thousands of books when his story went viral. Now he's sharing and donating those books so others can read too. Read more »
Mayor Ralph Becker launched the SLC Kids Explore program Thursday, challenging youths and their parents to spend at least 30 minutes a day outdoors for a 30-day period. The initiative was designed... Read more »
There was a lot said during Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate, but Thursday morning, more people were talking about how education issues were ignored. Read more »
Recent research suggests that high school should start as late as 10 or 11 a.m., but is it realistic for adolescents to be in school that late? Read more »
One of the largest Muslim groups in Texas said Thursday that it does not fault police and school officials who handcuffed and suspended a 14-year-old Muslim boy after he brought a homemade clock to... Read more »
Southern Utah University has been named this year's top school in the nation for hands-on learning that better prepares students to succeed in the workforce after graduation. Read more »
On the morning of her high school graduation, Berenice Navarijo Segura was delayed for a hair and makeup appointment by an explosion of gunfire in the center of town. Her mother was up before dawn... Read more »
Why you shouldn't care that SAT scores are stagnating, and what they don't mean about American education
SAT scores remain flat, leading some to fear that U.S. education reform is not working, but many experts think the SAT tells us nothing usefu Read more »
A professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley recently banned the phrase 'God bless you' from class. Is that justified? Read more »
Students fear taking courses that might hurt their GPAs, though they can potentially find new skills and enjoy school more if they take these classes they avoid. That might be where a pass/fail... Read more »
Adam and Kaylie Allen have launched Smart Canary, a system of card games to make learning a new language a lot less daunting and a lot more fun. Read more »
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For the first time in six years, the American High School Band returned to Holt Arena at Idaho State University. They last time the band was there, woodwind instructor Heather Christensen was... Read more »
The first cry for help occurred seven weeks ago, at USC’s “Salute to Troy” banquet, when Steve Sarkisian’s long-rumored alcohol problem surfaced in an ugly incident that... Read more »
When U. cell biologist Jody Rosenblatt organized the Research as Art contest last year, she received 80 submissions from places she "didn't even know existed.” Read more »
State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the... Read more »
A massive study on traumatic brain injury rehabilitation involved more than 2,000 subjects at 10 rehab centers and created what is likely the richest database on such injuries ever assembled. Read more »
With days remaining in a contest judging the nation's "most outdoorsy" college, Southern Utah University students are heading outside to log daily adventures. Read more »
Amid the bloodbaths of 21st-century America, you might think that there would be a lot of research into the causes of gun violence, and which policies work best against it. Read more »
When I picked my son up from his first day of 4th grade, my usual (enthusiastically delivered) question of “How was your day?” was met with his usual (indifferently delivered)... Read more »
Public libraries are at a crossroads. Overall circulation and visits are down over the last five years. But libraries continue to supply another community need: a place to contemplate and collaborate. Read more »
Hardship exception may be more flexible than most people realize, as policy experts search for proper alignment of incentives. Read more »
A set of proposed science standards for middle schoolers is again open for public comment after the standards were rewritten in light of feedback from teachers, parents and other stakeholders. Read more »
Cochlear implant surgeon Dana Suskind founded the Thirty Million Words program in Chicago after discovering that language-rich environments affected whether her young patients learned to talk. Read more »
Julian Garcia and Harleigh Jurgens listen as Carolyn Corry, Pleasant Grove Library librarian, reads a story to children at Mountainland Head Start at in Pleasant Grove on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. Read more »
A statewide classroom technology initiative is one step closer to reaching the hands of students and teachers after state education leaders approved a strategic plan to implement the program. Read more »
Members of the Utah State Board of Education gave final approval Friday to a policy they say could create a "conundrum" for high school students thanks to conflicting state laws passed this year. Read more »
Utah Valley University has become the largest institution of higher education in Utah, with 33,211 students attending this fall, according to enrollment numbers released Wednesday. Read more »
New research indicates wild blueberries "could strengthen the performance of primary schoolchildren in class," according to Medical Xpress. Here's what that could mean for children with ADHD. Read more »
This month, the burn center at University Hospital celebrated a remarkable two years without any central line-associated bloodstream infections. Read more »
Students at Jennie P Stewart Elementary School try to break the Guinness World Record for the most chopsticks laid end to end. The goal was to place 3,000 chopsticks around the school track. Read more »
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer... Read more »
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