A Utah senator is hoping to improve academic achievement for some of Utah's most at-risk students.
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday proposed spending hundreds of millions more dollars to address Flint's water crisis from lead contamination and to update pipes there and across the state... Read more »
Salt Lake Community College recently selected Philip Anosike, Christine Bray and Jerri Harwell to receive the college’s Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award. Read more »
A controversial bill allowing people to carry concealed guns without a permit in Utah won't get off the firing line this year. Read more »
More than 600 Wasatch Region students across 14 categories gave interviews or performed in front of judges, hoping to learn later that they advanced to the final round of consideration in the... Read more »
Utah State University was recently selected by the Small Business Administration to host the Utah Small Business Development Center Network. Read more »
New experiments apparently show that better-looking students have an advantage in the classroom, while male professors get better teaching evaluations than their female peers. Read more »
Mackenzie Simper, a Salt Lake City native and senior in mathematics at the University of Utah, has received the Churchill Scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom. Read more »
Weber State University is getting closer to renovating its Social Science Building thanks to a $5 million private donation, university leaders announced Monday. Read more »
Becky Dunleavy, a math and science teacher at Bountiful Junior High School, has been named the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Teacher of the Year. Read more »
Since 1962, the Sterling Scholar program has been recognizing the scholastic achievements of Utah's high school seniors. Read more »
A few returning judges offer their advice and perspective on the Sterling Scholar interview. Read more »
The 2015 Utah Sterling Scholar winners offer advice to this year's nominees and explain what they're doing a year later. Read more »
Here's a look at the 2016 Sterling Scholar candidates, who represent schools throughout Utah Read more »
Two bills would remove student performance on SAGE as an indicator in teacher evaluations and give schools the option of not administering the year-end exam to high school juniors. Read more »
The Orchestra of Southern Utah Children's Jubilee and STEAM Festival is expanding from a one-day event into a three-day event for local families to enjoy. The event aims to increase interest in... Read more »
Blackridge Elementary School third-graders Marley Christenson, left, Emma Powell, Myka Peck and Holden Mercer construct a ramp to transport a ball at least 3 feet during a Gringott's Cart Track... Read more »
The Utah State Office to Education has announced the winners of the state’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. essay and video contest. Read more »
Former U.S. Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver BYU’s Wheatley Distinguished Lecture in International Affairs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, in Room 3228 of the Wilkinson Student Center.... Read more »
February is Heart Health month, and to mark the occasion, the Happy Healthy Holladay Committee is sponsoring two classes on learning to live a heart-healthy life. Read more »
Marion K. Underwood, dean of graduate studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, will deliver the 12th annual Marjorie Pay Hinckley Lecture on “Social Aggression, Social Media and the... Read more »
Micros as still evolving, but some see it as a 21st-century variant of the 19th-century one-room school house. Read more »
Research shows forming a long-term picture can have short-term payoffs, but no one knows for sure how it works. Read more »
Utah Valley University leaders announced Wednesday that private donations for a new performing arts building have now topped $20 million in 18 months, exceeding the university's original goal of... Read more »
Michael Navarre as been named assistant vice president for institutional marketing and communications at Salt Lake Community College. Read more »
Utah State University President Stan Albrecht announced Wednesday that he plans to retire after serving 11 years as the institution's leader. Read more »
Utah Diesel Technician Pathways program was officially announced Tuesday in West Valley City. Designed to provide Utah students with a direct path from high school and college into the workforce,... Read more »
he Alpine School District will hold two open houses to get input on boundary changes necessitated by the construction of a new elementary school in Saratoga Springs at approximately 600 S. 175 East. Read more »
Parents in the Canyons School District can send their child's favorite teacher a well-deserved valentine by nominating him or her as the district’s Teacher of the Year. Read more »
On Saturday, Feb. 13, Utahns have a chance not only to see bald eagles but to learn more about them as the Division of Wildlife Resources holds its annual Utah Bald Eagle Day at five locations... Read more »
In his weekly radio address, the president calls for coding "a basic skill, right along with the three ‘Rs." Read more »
Study your surroundings. Find exits. Identify makeshift weapons. Americans are gleaning those tips and others as they pack classes on how to react to and survive a shooting. Read more »
A team of BYU archaeologists is working at the ancient site of Petra in the country of Jordan. Read more »
No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he'll have some big expectations to live up to. Read more »
Water substitutes for caloric sodas, energy drinks and chocolate milk lead to modest but significant weight loss in NYC natural experiment. Read more »
Utah legislators are again trying to find a new way to select members of the Utah State Board of Education after a handful of bills attempting to do so failed last year. Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District Board of Education invites community members to provide input into the selection of the next superintendent, either online or in person during a series of... Read more »
Alpine Mayor Don Watkins has resigned to help build an entrepreneurial program at Dixie State University. Now the city is looking for a new mayor to serve out the last two years of Watkins’... Read more »
More than $300,000 has been awarded to several school districts to replace 13 school buses through the Clean Air Retrofit, Replacement, and Off-Road Technology Grant. Read more »
Elder and Sister Bednar share lessons, advice on finding a spouse, making marriage work at BYU-Idaho
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, shared lessons they've learned in their marriage and in overcoming difficulties, answered a few... Read more »
Utah PolitiLinks: Bills would help pregnant and breastfeeding women, give death benefits to Utah National Guard members
Legislators aim to more equally distribute education funds next year, propose death benefits, encourage "reasonable accommodations" for working mothers and a watchdog group slams a senator's water... Read more »
Legislators are hoping to put $30 million toward giving educators more opportunities for training and teaching improvement, but some educators are asking whether that money could be better spent... Read more »
An elementary principal who was fatally struck when a school bus accelerated toward a group of students pushed six to 10 children to safety, a teacher who witnessed the accident estimated Wednesday. Read more »
Two proposals to expand opportunities for families to enroll their students in extended-day kindergarten programs gained early approval from lawmakers Wednesday. Read more »
It's fair game. It's ancient history. Read more »
BYU mathematics professor Tyler Jarvis has been given the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo award — the most prestigious teaching award in the country for university mathematics instructors. Read more »
Provo High art teacher Jamie Rees is being recognized by National Art Education with its National Secondary Art Educator Award. Read more »
Granite School District is seeking input for the 2017-18 school year calendar. A district committee composed of parents, teachers and administrators has developed two options. Read more »
An American university student's arrest in North Korea has rekindled questions about whether a small but steady trickle of U.S. tourists who go to the country are unwittingly offering themselves up... Read more »
High expectations force most states into poor grades, but report also offers interesting data. Read more »
Funding requests this year include $100 million for a statewide one-to-one student technology program, $30 million for professional learning for teachers and $17.5 million for optional extended-day... Read more »
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