Members of the State School Board are to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses.
U.S. mobility for young adults has fallen to the lowest level in more than 50 years as cash-strapped 20-somethings shun home-buying and refrain from major moves in a weak job market. Read more »
Two Layton High School students were arrested this week for allegedly setting Davis High School's new multimillion-dollar football field on fire. Read more »
On Nov. 16, 1532, Spanish forces under Francisco Pizarro met the Inca leader Atahualpa and his court at Cajamarca. The meeting soon devolved into a massacre, and paved the way for the Spanish conquest of the Inca empire. Read more »
Brighton High students went home after school Tuesday with a letter warning their parents about two cases of pertussis at the school and reminding them about the importance of getting vaccinated. Read more »
Nobel Prize winner Vernon Smith spoke to students at Utah State University's Jon M. Huntsman School of Business on Wednesday. Read more »
While Tuesday may have seemed like any other day for most people, it was anything but ordinary for three West Bountiful teenagers who each turned 14 on 11/12/13. Read more »
New test results show reading proficiency of U.S. children remains frustratingly low, limiting futures for children and raising costs for society. The launch of innovative programs may help. Read more »
The Tooele County School District will host parent seminars on substance abuse prevention, Internet safety, positive mental health and bully prevention. Read more »
Edging into a broader policy role, Michelle Obama is joining President Barack Obama's efforts to get the United States on track to have the highest percentage of college graduates by 2020. Read more »
The Davis Board of Education will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 19, to receive public input regarding a boundary change for elementary schools in the southern end of the county. Read more »
A Jordan High family and consumer sciences teacher was recently named Teacher of the Year. Read more »
Ute tribal officials and University of Utah administrators are slated to meet Nov. 22 to negotiate the conditions for the school's future use of the Ute name and the drum and feather logo worn by... Read more »
The hacker and activist group Anonymous is going after the troubled teen industry and zeroed in on a Utah school — the Logan River Academy — alleging abuse of children because of its... Read more »
A second-grade teacher battling breast cancer got quite the surprise when she came back to school. On Monday, students and teachers, all dressed in pink, gathered to welcome her back after she... Read more »
Seventy percent of Americans born at the bottom fifth of income never rise up to the middle. But what about those few who do? What makes them different? Read more »
A pair of researchers spent years following the progress of women from a single freshman dorm at a major state flagship university. What they found is not encouraging when it comes to the capacity... Read more »
The Minerva Project is an ambitious attempt to create an elite university for the 21st century while remaking the higher education model. Read more »
Home-school students make transition to higher education smoothly, thanks to a plethora of resources and social acceptance. Read more »
A well-designed "gap year" between high school and college can help students make the most of college once they get there. Read more »
Few things are as important to a child's future as the ability to read, says a new KIDS COUNT Policy report. But even getting to that point is a process undergirded by many factors and lots of steps. Read more »
During Jerry Weast's 12-year tenure as superintendent of Maryland's Montgomery County Public Schools, overall achievement climbed and learning gaps narrowed. Meanwhile, the population of... Read more »
Up to 20 percent of U.S. children struggle learning to read. There are exciting new ways to help kids with dyslexia, and some tried-and-true ones. Read more »
Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »
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Gunfire that prompted a lockdown for three Stansbury Park schools on Tuesday was later confirmed to be a suicide. Read more »
Home-schooling has risen among secular students in recent years. A 2013 National Center for Education Statistics study showed home-schoolers no longer list religion as their top reason for... Read more »
The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday filed another lawsuit opposing portions of the federal health care overhaul that forces it to provide health insurance for students and employees that... Read more »
Sen. Aaron Osmond intends to sponsor three bills aimed at ending compulsory education in Utah and encouraging parental engagement in education. Read more »
Results of a key international assessment of 15-year-old students around the world show no improvement for the U.S. Read more »
Young students brought Christmas cheer to a local bank with their musical talents and to others with a donation on Monday. Read more »
Republican-on-Republican infighting? Teacher unions linking arms with tea partyers? President Barack Obama working in tandem with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and energy giant Exxon? When it comes... Read more »
Installing a micro-hydropower turbine to generate electricity by water already flowing down Logan Canyon ended up costing the city more than it bargained for, as the regulatory process was frustrating and onerous. Read more »
Young adults need to start thinking about retirement and taking steps in their 20s — even early 20s, financial experts say. Here are the whys and hows. Read more »
Members of the State School Board are scheduled to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses due to misconduct. Read more »
A fatal bus accident 75 years ago in South Jordan changed bus laws in every state. On Monday, the tragedy was commemorated with a new monument. Read more »
The local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has filed an amicus brief with the Utah Court of Appeals in the case of a father petitioning Canyons School District for school security... Read more »
As a ninth-grader, Shanghai's Li Sixin spent more than three hours on homework a night and took tutorials in math, physics and chemistry on the weekends. When she was tapped to take an exam last... Read more »
A new Gallup Student Poll shows that most students start elementary school with enthusiasm, but become less and less engaged throughout junior high and high school. Why? Read more »
Lauren Berger, known as the "Intern Queen," will offer college students advice about how to make the most of internship opportunities. Read more »
Students from the Jean Massieu School of the Deaf spent time with a Santa Claus who communicated in sign language at City Creek Center in Salt Lake City, Wednesday. Read more »
On Dec. 7, 43 B.C., the Roman Statesman Cicero was assassinated. In his attempts to restore the Roman Republic, Cicero had run afoul of Mark Antony, and when Antony and Octavian made common cause, Antony insisted upon the elder... Read more »
Kaplan Test Prep recently reported that a higher percentage of college admissions officers are searching applicants’ social media and online presence than last year, yet many college... Read more »
More than 70 third-graders at Nibley Park School excitedly thumbed through brand-new dictionaries with their names on them Wednesday morning. Read more »
Uninsured college students generally have less money and more debt than most, but they'll need to pay for insurance or opt-out soon just like everyone else. Read more »
New York's recent test results under common core have raised troubling questions of low success rates in New York's test results reach beyond the white suburbs. The fit and outcomes of the new... Read more »
The Children's Museum of Utah, now housed at the Gateway shopping center, is celebrating 35 years of existence, with a special temporary exhibit featuring iconic pieces from the original museum. Read more »
A federal judge has dismissed a gun industry group lawsuit challenging a wide-ranging firearms law passed by Connecticut in response to the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults at Sandy... Read more »
Access to the Gutenberg Bible and other ancient manuscripts has just gotten easier. Read more »
Randon Olsen, the head counselor at Independence High School, has been selected as the state winner of the Utah Association of Career and Technical Education Career Guidance Award. Read more »
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