Hundreds of charter school children and their teachers gathered at the state Capitol Friday.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S. schoolchildren annually in math and reading is critical for measuring their educational progress, setting the stage for what is likely... Read more »
Multi-tasking is a myth, they argue, and classroom distractions must be curbed. Read more »
Head Start programs have been shown to help poor children do better in school, but they may also help them fight obesity, a study suggests. Read more »
Linked to common core changes, long-term implications remain unclear in developments announced by GED Testing Service. Read more »
How a community organizer and fan of Malcolm X became a leading proponent of school choice. Read more »
President Obama is calling for two free years of community college education, though the push for universal access to higher education may have bipartisan appeal. Read more »
The inauguration of a new president at Salt Lake Community College on Friday was coupled with a proposal late Thursday from the White House to combine federal and state funds to cover the cost of... Read more »
Students at BYU are part of a group working to bring an alternate-reality game to life that aims to get kids involved in STEM-based learning. Read more »
President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college "down to zero" for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program... Read more »
Nebo School District will be presenting two Parent Awareness Nights to discuss substance abuse, bullying prevention, and mental health services addressing depression, suicide awareness and suicide... Read more »
Canyons School District is hosting a workshop for parents of children who have special needs and are making the transition from elementary to middle school, or from middle school to high school. Read more »
The Utah State Office to Education has announced winners of the state’s 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay and video contest. Read more »
A University of North Dakota researcher who took part in a famous dig for discarded video games at a New Mexico landfill has donated one of the cartridges to the school to preserve a slice of... Read more »
The State Board of Education on Thursday approved a joint resolution that asks Utah's congressional delegation to resolve conflicts with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Read more »
Utah lawmakers met with members of the State Board of Education Thursday to highlight proposed legislation slated for the 2015 Legislature later this month. Read more »
In its first meeting of the year, the Utah State Board of Education on Thursday administered an oath to six new members and one returning member. Read more »
Last year, there were countless news stories about the negative aspects of student loans. Though these loans have certainly earned their reputation, they're not all evil. Here are 11 uniquely... Read more »
Educators are responding to the call from businesses for a more qualified workforce, especially in science, technology, engineering and math. Read more »
The dual language immersion program offered in Provo School District is available in Mandarin Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Read more »
The Utah State Office of Education announced Monday the winners of its 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest. Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District Curriculum and Assessment Lab Program is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
A new bipartisan bill tackles "status offenses" that put teenagers in the system for noncriminal behavior. Read more »
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As part of a budgeting exercise to find savings and stress-test the state budget, lawmakers are aiming for a goal to reduce expenditures by 2 percent in all state agencies. Read more »
Many of America's brightest kids miss out on going to the best schools for one reason — they don't have good information about what top colleges offer, and what they cost. Read more »
The next step for addressing intergenerational poverty in Utah will be an educational initiative, says Sen. Aaron Osmond Read more »
From the most religious schools in America to the most affordable colleges in the country to the colleges with students that are both hot and smart, the LDS Church-owned university has definitely... Read more »
The latest educational giveaway coming from the Obama administration is a one-size-fits-all solution that will hurt higher education and reduce student opportunity. Read more »
We've been maligning video games for years. But what if the gaming industry offers our kids ways to increase empathy, connect with the larger world and effect global change? Read more »
Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »
Legislators unanimously recommended a bill for House approval Wednesday that would avail English and writing teachers of computer programs to help them give more timely feedback on their students'... Read more »
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's address to students at the University of Utah Wednesday will likely be remembered for her insights on life and the law, but also because she was in the... Read more »
Lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase the incentives and resources for students to graduate early from high school through Utah's Centennial Scholarship program. Read more »
Fewer than half of Utah's college freshmen graduate within six years of consecutive enrollment, many of them falling from the ranks before their sophomore year. Educators are getting closer to... Read more »
The Jordan Board of Education has voted to transition Butterfield Canyon and Herriman Elementary Schools from a year-round to a traditional calendar for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
A Vermont researcher has shown that music thickens the cortex and improves "executive functioning." Read more »
A bill that seeks to set rules on how new school districts can be formed sparked a lengthy debate as it was presented Wednesday to the House Education Committee. Read more »
New finding reveals significant shift in public school population that presents challenges to schools. Read more »
Public education leaders are closely watching a lengthy list of bills slotted for the legislative session beginning Monday, hopeful they will lead to increased funding for growing enrollment,... Read more »
Gus, along with his handler, Maureen Kilgour, visited Daybreak Elementary on Friday to put the fourth graders face-to-face with the dog breed that may become the domestic animal of Utah — all... Read more »
Lawmakers began working to determine budget appropriations for Utah's public schools Tuesday, with a special focus on finding ways to improve financial efficiency. Read more »
Dippy the dinosaur is being retired from London's Natural History Museum — and his fans aren't happy. Read more »
Researchers report that school-based intervention may be an effective way to address and possibly prevent teen dating abuse. Read more »
The Senate Education Committee recommended a bill for Senate approval Tuesday that would require students to pass a citizenship test before they can earn a high school diploma. Read more »
Lawmakers are considering changes to the way they fund the operation and maintenance of higher education buildings after an audit released last month showed a lack of funding transparency. Read more »
Utah higher education leaders have asked state lawmakers to provide more than $337 million to provide better compensation for instructors and better services for students. Read more »
As the U.S. wrestles with how to respond to a series of volatile racial incidents, the University of Notre Dame is offering a class this semester on white privilege that it says aims to help... Read more »
The Ferguson-Florissant School District's search for a new superintendent began long before the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown. Read more »
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