Chronic absence affects 12 percent of Utah students and as much as one-third of students in rural schools.
Chicago, New York and Honolulu have made the short list to host Barack Obama's future presidential library. Read more »
Portland's Rosa Parks Elementary School hopes to break out of its test score doldrums with a year-round calendar. Will it work? Read more »
The country's elite colleges still, by and large, admit mostly rich kids. Still, some schools are bucking the trend and opening their gates to high-performing kids from modest backgrounds. Read more »
The skin on Grace Karaffa's lips doesn't handle the elements very well at all, chapping until they bleed. For years when it's happened during school, she asked teachers for relief with lip balm,... Read more »
More than 250 monarch butterflies flitted about the fairgrounds after their release by Flutterby Exhibits at the Utah State Fair Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. The exhibit offered fairgoers a glimpse... Read more »
A well-read crowd jammed the Natural History Museum of Utah Saturday for Library Day, which rewarded Salt Lake County library users who met summer reading goals with free admission to the museum.... Read more »
A growing movement in higher education is trying to teach empathy. Read more »
Andreas Vesalius' book "De Humani Corporis Fabrica" (Fabric of the Human Body), first published in 1543, is part of a buildingwide exhibition at the J. Willard Marriott Library at the University of... Read more »
On Friday, a new class of Utah AmeriCorps members pledged to “get things done for America” as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th anniversary. Read more »
Ohio State University should disavow the investigative report of the school's celebrated marching band that led to the firing of its director for failing to stop a "sexualized culture" and... Read more »
African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday. Read more »
Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard will be the keynote speaker at the annual World Leaders Lecture Forum sponsored by the University of Utah’s Tanner Humanities Center. Read more »
What's in a name? Well, these places got their monikers thanks to the help of religious figures, both small and large scale. Read more »
The Utah Board of Regents unanimously approved the selection of Deneece Huftalin as the next president of Salt Lake Community College. Huftalin has served as interim president since January. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College officials announced this week the opening of the school’s new Science, Mathematics and Technology Resource Center at the school's Taylorsville Redwood Campus. Read more »
Utah Valley University’s Community and Continuing Education has announced a non-credit software testing certificate program designed to help students gain education and training in the... Read more »
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law will have a new endowed chairman and support for its loan forgiveness program and annual Fordham Debate program thanks to a $2.2 million gift from... Read more »
Lunch workers did not follow policy when taking away lunches from students at a local elementary school in late January, according to findings from an independent review of the policies, personnel,... Read more »
The Washington Supreme Court is holding the Legislature in contempt for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education, but it is holding off on punishments until after the 2015 legislative session,... Read more »
In an attempt to keep its student section full, the University of Iowa recently tried a somewhat costly promotion: A raffle for free tuition if a student purchased a book of season tickets. Read more »
The latest U.S. News and Word Report rankings of colleges and universities shows Brigham Young University and Westminster College leading the state. Read more »
Utah State University is blazing trails at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a race car fueled by algae and safflower seeds. Researchers are using the speedway to market what they believe is the fuel... Read more »
Student loan debt isn't just a problem for the young. A small, but growing percentage of seniors struggle to pay back education debt — tens of thousands even seeing their Social Security... Read more »
But school district now disputes that the child was ever labeled a "truant." Read more »
The Common Core standards, a series of educational standards aimed at helping student prepare for higher education and entry into the workforce, were adopted by more than 40 states in 2010. Read more »
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Elderly Americans have more student loan debt than ever, and those who can't pay can have their retirement benefits garnished. Read more »
Chronic absence affects 12 percent of Utah students and as much as one-third of students in rural schools. While widespread solutions are available, reaching out to students individually remains... Read more »
The University of Utah's annual weeklong homecoming celebration began with Redfest on Friday and culminates Sept. 27 with the football game against Pac-12 opponent Washington State University. Read more »
Comic books are more than fodder for Hollywood movies. For some kids, they can be a gateway into a lifelong love of reading. Read more »
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah has been ranked as a top 25 school for entrepreneurship for the fourth straight year, according to a survey released Tuesday by the... Read more »
The latest edition of the college preparation source published by the Utah System of Higher Education, the Utah College Guide, is now available. Read more »
Dozens of administrators and students joined with members of the West Valley community to honor the distinguished efforts of the late Sherri Jepson Winder with a permanent memorial at Granger High... Read more »
A dazzling show of fire and color can make science come alive for young students, but it can also inflict serious and painful injuries, as flash fires in Nevada and Colorado showed this month. Read more »
Two Utah lawmakers announced Wednesday they will sponsor a Utah Civics Education Initiative bill that would require high school students to pass a U.S. civics test in order to graduate. Read more »
The Jordan School District was the first in the state to put ads on the sides of its buses, and officials reported it’s not only bringing in good money, it’s also building community pride. Read more »
Oquirrh Elementary students received t-shirts donated by Shoe Carnival as part of the Walk Tall, Respect for All anti-bullying campaign. Read more »
A North Carolina appeals court decided Friday that students who were approved for publicly-funded scholarships to attend private schools this fall can receive the money even though a trial court... Read more »
Paying for tuition with lotteries is a "regressive" tax but here to stay, analysis concludes. Read more »
Entrada Adult High School is hosting an open house and barbecue for prospective students Wednesday. Read more »
In an effort to make a lesson better, Missouri’s teacher of the year found himself in the middle of violence
The scar on Chris Holmes’ left temple could be considered a marker of the measures he’ll take to make a lesson matter to his journalism students at Hazelwood West High School. Read more »
What states are doing the best in terms of education? Here's a look at the top 15. Read more »
Dinosaur National Monument has announced changes in hours and services as fall and winter approach. Read more »
A Utah senator is proposing legislation that would make computer coding classes accessible to all students, as early as elementary school. Read more »
But, it will keep 61 assault rifles and an armored vehicle. . Read more »
The Cowboy Festival to celebrate the horse and its many contributions to the culture of Utah will be held throughout the weekend of Sept. 20-21 at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Read more »
Robert D. Newman, dean of the University of Utah's College of Humanities and professor of English, has been appointed president and director of the National Humanities Center. Read more »
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