If you’re worried about the grades your daughter is bringing home, her teacher might be able to help.
Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the White House urges changes that the administration says would ensure that schools be held... Read more »
For kids of all ages, one big thing helps soften the blow of summer turning into fall: fresh and fun back-to-school gear. Read more »
Republican presidential contender Marco Rubio called for lower corporate tax rates, looser Internet regulation and broader college accreditation on Tuesday, in an economic policy speech that... Read more »
any parents hit the stores to find their children's back-to-school wardrobes, the online marketplace also buzzes this season. And for some dedicated shoppers, it is more than a convenient place to... Read more »
as a time when a lunch box was just that, a box into which your parents packed your lunch. Read more »
A military court in Thailand said Tuesday it will release 14 student activists from detention but they will still face sedition charges — and the prospect of years in prison — for... Read more »
How does a musician-senator fill the time during yet another partisan Senate stalemate? Read more »
This fall, Weber State and Utah Valley universities will pilot a program to give students credit based on experience gained in the workplace. Read more »
When rising Handley High School sophomore Joseph Rosenfeld visited the Museum of Science in Boston earlier this month, he saw something nobody had noticed before — an error in one of the... Read more »
Despite presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ best efforts, college in America still costs money. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Stan Lockhart to the Utah State Board of Education, the governor's office announced Thursday. Read more »
A former special education teacher wants $1.7 million in damages from the school district that she says fired her over complaints she made about another instructor. Read more »
Woodrow Wilson Academy will offer master's degrees using clear objectives, mentoring and high-tech simulators. Read more »
After decades of school reform and accountability conflict, confusion still lingers over how to train great teachers. Read more »
A high school teacher has sparked debate over the place of the Bard and other dead white males in the common core. Read more »
School leaders in the Salt Lake City School District hope a new mentoring program will help novice teachers hone their skills and become permanent educators, as well as provide assistance to... Read more »
On July 4, 1826, former presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died. The two men died 50 years to the day that the Declaration of Independence was ratified. Read more »
More than 50 new laws took effect Wednesday in Utah, including measures requiring high school students to pass a U.S. citizenship test, restrictions on electronic-cigarette sellers and expanded... Read more »
Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were relocated from one residence hall at the Provo Missionary Training Center after a bat was discovered in one of the rooms. Read more »
Sweeping implications of rulling may have been signaled in Kennedy's decision and oral arguments exchange. Read more »
According to Newsweek, universities around the country are pushing students with psychiatric challenges out on "medical leave" and then refusing to allow them to return. Read more »
Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University, was recently cleared of wrongdoing over a controversial essay she published on sexual politics on college campuses. Read more »
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Several Salt Lake County cities and school districts are proposing property tax increases, and if they're all approved, residents collectively could be asked to pay roughly $10 million more in taxes. Read more »
The creativity of two high school students in American Fork has earned them thousands of dollars in scholarship money. Read more »
If you’re worried about the grades your daughter is bringing home, her teacher might be able to help more than you previously thought. Read more »
Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education. Read more »
With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date. Read more »
"Opportunity culture" program offers pay and career incentives to teachers to teach rather than administrate, and the results just in are looking impressive. Read more »
The Utah Digital Learning Task Force, created by the Legislature to form a plan for bringing technology into Utah classrooms, will employ a California-based consulting firm to help develop the... Read more »
Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving student aid to take college courses — while still behind bars — as early as the 2016-2017 school year. Read more »
Some people look surprised and tell him they just can't believe it's been 10 years already. For Keith Wightman, time hasn't passed quickly at all. Read more »
Utah's education system ranked 14th best overall in a national report published this week by WalletHub. The report measured various metrics, such as reading and math scores, graduation rates and... Read more »
Contextual education program at La Guardia College in New York offers one widely respected model for moving beyond the exam. Read more »
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the Obama administration wants to expand the Pell grant program to prisoners. Read more »
Five years ago, Trish Alderman, mother of four, started Back-2-School Basics, an annual drive that outfits hundreds of Park City kids in school gear. Read more »
There’s no doubt about it: Americans love sports. Yet, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are here to remind us, albeit with a lot of laughing, just how much that love of sports can distract... Read more »
The University of New Hampshire has unwittingly found itself at the center of the raging battle over “PC culture” on college campuses. Read more »
As a member of the Utah State Board of Education for 12 years and chairwoman of that board for five years, I am in a unique position to express my gratitude for the individuals who have worked and... Read more »
If your student doesn’t excel at high-stakes testing, like many students, getting into college might be getting easier. Read more »
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