Maybe we should be asking graduates: How much is too much to borrow to go to college?
James Lawrence, the Iron Cowboy, takes a photo with student Samantha Lehman at Rowland Hall Middle School in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. Read more »
Canyons School District students who attend kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible for testing for placement in the district's advanced-learner magnet program services in the 2016-17 school... Read more »
The Granite School District will host three parent seminars on youth protection during the school year. Read more »
A $500,000 grant will help five school districts in Utah cut costs to replace older school buses with a fleet of cleaner vehicles. Read more »
Being an instructional coach, troubleshooter and financial manager in high pressure environments drives administrators away just as experience value kicks in, experts say. Read more »
Various Salt Lake organizations earned praise in a Harvard Business School report released Monday that examined combined efforts to improve the well being and academic outcomes of students. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College placed sixth overall in Community College Week’s most recent Top 100 list of associate degree producing colleges in the country. Read more »
Sitting all day is bad for kids, too — but are standing desks the best solution to the prolonged sitting problem? Read more »
Westminster College inaugurated Stephen R. Morgan Saturday as the 18th president in the college's 140-year history. Read more »
One Chicago mother is heartbroken that the teacher of her son with special needs put a trash bag on him because of his drooling. It's not an isolated incident: Children with disabilities and health... Read more »
The Dalai Lama will not speak at the University of Utah or be able to meet any of his other October appointments in the United States because of medical considerations, university officials... Read more »
The U. on Friday opened its Sandy Center as a place to facilitate smaller class sizes for general education courses, as well as students taking noncredit courses. Read more »
The University of Colorado says it has been informed that the Dalai Lama has canceled U.S. appearances next month following a checkup at Minnesota's Mayo Clinic. Read more »
Dumping billions down the drain? Teacher "professional development" spending a total waste, study argues
Study estimates $18,000 per teacher each year spent on teacher professional development, but fails to find any connection between the training and results in the classroom. Read more »
Washington County School District was recognized Thursday as one of several case studies where blending technology and classroom instruction has led to improved student outcomes. Read more »
A 4-year-old boy was allegedly told he shouldn't write with his left hand by his teacher because it is evil. Read more »
Tim Feltner, a Layton High School technology and engineering educator for the last 15 years, was honored by the Utah Air Force Association for his teaching methods. Read more »
A Facebook post showing a teacher's frustration with a 7-year-old student writing her name on an assignment in cursive went viral, posing the question of whether learning the style reaps benefits... Read more »
Focusing on poor Latino families, a Chicago Catholic school pays for their tuition with students' work. But do the kids get more out of the work jobs than they put into them? Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District is offering free parent seminars on a range of topics relating to youth protection. The five seminars will cover mental health, suicide prevention and Internet... Read more »
Four universities were chosen Wednesday to host the 2016 presidential and vice presidential debates, including veteran host Washington University in St. Louis and, marking the first such debate in... Read more »
A new initiative from the White House could make it easier for students to apply for federal financial aid to help with the cost of attending college. Read more »
In his new book, John Palfrey makes the case that libraries are losing support as the public favors the Internet as an information source — but that puts free access to information at risk. Read more »
Mandatory retirement at major airlines, talent poaching by major carriers from regional airlines and low starting wages with high flight training costs are all depleting the airline pilot talent... Read more »
Fifteen years after Oklahoma voters created an endowed trust for programs that discourage tobacco use and promote healthy lifestyles, a state lawmaker wants to use the fund to finance pay raises... Read more »
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The accident was catastrophic and took a Tooele family by surprise. But Josh Hinton is recovering at "warp speed." 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 »
A college degree practically stamped Andres Aguirre's ticket to the middle class. Yet at age 40, he's still paying the price of admission. Read more »
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Arne Duncan to step down as Education secretary after 7 years of aggressive and controversial policy leadership
Obama's longest-serving cabinet officer drew fire from left and right, pushed Common Core, butted heads with unions, and promoted charter schools and standardized testing. Read more »
Utah teachers sell their lesson plans to create full-time business using teacherspayteachers.com, an online market for educators that allows teachers to share, sell and buy original educational... Read more »
Sagar Basnet, a senior at Utah Valley University, is rebuilding the Shree Shiva Shaki Elementary School near his hometown of Gorkha, Nepal, which was demolished in an April earthquake. Construction... Read more »
Hillary Rodham Clinton offered an emotional plea for tougher gun control laws on Monday, vowing after last week's deadly Oregon school shooting to tighten regulations on firearms buyers and sellers... Read more »
Professors at Utah State University hope to follow about 3,000 middle schoolers over the next seven years to give them the best chance possible at succeeding in college. Read more »
Maybe asking whether college is worth it is not quite the right question. ... Instead, we should be asking graduates: How much is too much to borrow to go to college? Read more »
The Davis School District is hoping voters will approve a $298 million bond to build three or four new schools and make needed upgrades at existing campuses. Read more »
Students in Jen Carver's fifth-grade class at Mountain View Elementary look at new donated science-related items Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert and representatives from... Read more »
Leaders of Utah's higher education system hope the Legislature will allocate new funding next year to provide better pay for professors, improve student-centered programs and build seven new campus... Read more »
Rates of chronic absenteeism for children in grades K-3 who experience intergenerational poverty are at least two times higher than their peers statewide, a new state report says. The increasing... Read more »
For the first time, new students at the college can enroll in a condensed eight-week semester for an expanded array of courses this year. Read more »
Annette Meier, chief operating officer of Superior Drilling Products, has been appointed to the Governor’s Office of Economic Development board of directors. Read more »
Charters are not a threat to community schools, but a critical choice for low-income parents argues the president of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Read more »
The highest- and lowest-performing schools with students from low-income families were announced Thursday by the Utah State Office of Education. Read more »
Students, librarians and community members publicly disclosed their views of the destructive nature of censorship and importance of the freedom to read Wednesday by sharing excerpts from banned and... Read more »
North Korea on Monday freed a South Korean national who is a student at New York University, in a possible sign it wants better ties with rival Seoul and may back away from a recent threat to... Read more »
As a 26-year-old killer gunned down victims inside a college classroom, he spared one student and gave him a package to deliver to authorities, according to the grandmother of a student who... Read more »
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