Lawmakers are considering a bill that would increase the incentives for high school students to graduate early.
Funding all-day preschool programs at schools statewide would force Minnesota child care providers to raise their rates as 4-year-olds abandon their programs for school, industry representatives... Read more »
The University of Utah has been ranked No. 2 by BestColleges.com in its list of top 50 colleges for older students. Read more »
Muslims studying at Brigham Young University are pleased that they will be allowed to have beards after the school clarified exceptions to the ban on facial hair for men. Read more »
Jordan High School are participating in programs this week to promote safe driving. Read more »
The Jordan School District has the chance to save money by doing something unexpected in high-growth areas: It is shifting a few schools from year-round to traditional schedules. Read more »
State Superintendent of Education Carey Wright says that school districts guilty of cheating on state tests should have to pay the cost of investigations into that cheating. Read more »
The Nebo Board of Education will hold a public hearing regarding changes to school boundaries located within Nebo School District. Read more »
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will speak at the University of Utah Jan. 28 at noon in the Huntsman Center. Read more »
A new study found that the amount of fast food that a child consumes can influence his or her academic success. Read more »
Schools might be more successful getting kids to eat well if they schedule recess before lunch instead of after it, a new, limited study by BYU found. Kids who ate school lunch after recess ate 54... Read more »
A majority of Utahns support an income tax increase that would go to public schools but only just over one-third back a hike in the gas tax, according to a new poll released Friday. Read more »
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Bible colleges in Illinois have filed a federal lawsuit against state education regulators, seeking the unencumbered right to award degrees to students who complete their programs. Read more »
History buffs brought World War II images back to life for a history lesson at West Jordan High School on Friday. A local living history group of men and women in authentic WWII dress set up... Read more »
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Penn State's football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college... Read more »
U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald, a University of Utah alumnus, will deliver the university’s general commencement address on Thursday, May 7. Read more »
Salt Lake Community College President Deneece G. Huftalin recently chose Barbara Grover as vice president of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, and Roderic Land to act as special assistant... Read more »
The application window is now open for the Provo City School District fourth- through sixth-grade and seventh- through eighth-grade gifted magnet programs for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday proposed hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes as part of two-year, $7.3 billion budget that would address a looming deficit while dramatically increasing... Read more »
Duke University canceled its plan to use a chapel tower for a weekly call to prayer for Muslims after getting bombarded with calls and emails from alumni and others, officials said Thursday. Read more »
Arizona on Thursday became the first state in the nation to pass a law requiring high school students to pass a civics exam before graduation. Read more »
Many of the students at Kingsley Elementary School in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles eat breakfast and lunch provided by the school. For the nearly 100 enrolled in the after-school... Read more »
I entered my daughter's preschool room and learned how I have not understood the rules of learning. Read more »
The Utah State Office of Education and the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals announced the selection of three people Wednesday as Utah secondary principals of the year. Read more »
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New finding reveals significant shift in public school population that presents challenges to schools. Read more »
Under the guidance of university President Matthew Holland, Utah Valley University continues to grow and offer myriad educational possibilities. Read more »
While research shows the benefits, in-school and after-school programs deliver the goods. 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 »
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 »
The White House said Tuesday it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. Read more »
He didn't found Facebook, but Gov. Scott Walker dropped out of college and never looked back. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Researchers report that school-based intervention may be an effective way to address and possibly prevent teen dating abuse. 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 »
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 »
The Tooele School District will hold a public hearing on proposed boundary changes for the 2015-16 school year. Read more »
Granite School District's inaugural Parent Leadership & Empowerment Conference held Saturday encouraged parents to get involved in their children's education and schools and to help them prepare... 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 Granite School District's Career and Technical Education staff will host an open house for students and their families to learn about courses available in the district. Read more »
The 19th annual conference of the Chinese Association for Science and Technology, titled "Innovation and Cooperation," featured a keynote address by Nobel Prize-winning biologist Dr. Mario Capecchi... Read more »
A Wyoming legislative panel is set to consider a bill to allow people who hold concealed carry permits to take guns onto school grounds and into public meetings. Read more »
Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed the president's proposal to make two years of community college free, saying the move would help ensure the rebound of the middle class and maintain U.S.... Read more »
Many young taxpayers miss out on tax-saving opportunities because they just aren’t aware of them. Here are some tax credits and deductions these folks shouldn’t overlook. Read more »
Public school teachers would undergo more suicide prevention education under a proposal from a bipartisan group of New Jersey lawmakers. Read more »
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