Valentine's Day isn't always rosy at any age, but it can be especially tough when you're a teenager.
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 »
For several hours Tuesday, dozens of undergraduate students from the University of Utah and Utah State University showcased their research to Utah lawmakers at the state Capitol. Read more »
For months, the tumultuous Republican presidential primary has masked a brewing debate among Democrats about their own party's future. Read more »
An educator activist is calling for a crowdsourced and updated cultural literacy list that can form the basis of a common culture for Americans. Read more »
A total of 14 cadets have been dismissed, suspended or are receiving on-campus punishments at The Citadel after several of them appeared in photos with pillowcases on their heads similar to Ku Klux... Read more »
Researchers based at Harvard University released a report this week offering suggestions for how college applications can reward students for being good people. Read more »
Several Utah universities are joining colleges around the country in restricting hoverboards on campus as federal officials review dozens of fires tied to the self-balancing scooters. Read more »
A remote aboriginal community in western Canada was left reeling from the unimaginable after a gunman opened fire at a school and a home, killing four people, including a teacher, and severely... Read more »
A shooter opened fire at a high school and a second location in a northern Saskatchewan community on Friday, leaving four dead and others critically injured, Canada's prime minister said. Read more »
Canyons District is accepting new-student applications for available spots in the preschool programs at Altara, Butler, Jordan Valley, Quail Hollow and Willow Springs elementary schools. Read more »
The Utah STEM Fest is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 2, through Thursday, Feb. 4 at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 S. State. Read more »
The current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students nationwide will sit, squirm or stress through the nearly four-hour... Read more »
A new smartphone app unveiled Wednesday will help Utah students struggling with suicidal thoughts or other issues connect with local experts and get real-time assistance. Read more »
Former governor lays out ambitious school choice and college empowerment education plan in bid to get a new look from conservative GOP base. Read more »
A delegation from Howard University Divinity School has returned an ancient manuscript to an Ethiopian monastery after scholars discovered its place of origin. Read more »
Why creativity experts believe storytelling and creating with stones may help unleash creativity in young and old
Discovered by accident in Nepal, the Stonework Play method costs nothing and puts children and adults in touch with the natural world. Read more »
Last year, Utah System of Higher Education institutions added 79 new certificate and degree programs. Read more »
Utah State University-Tooele held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly constructed Science and Technology building on Jan. 12. Read more »
Over 1,000 high school girls will gather at Utah Valley University in March for the third annual SheTech Explorer Day. Read more »
The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is sponsoring a series of open houses in the Granite School District on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Read more »
Parents of Murray kindergartners are invited to learn about Murray School District’s Spanish Dual Language Immersion program at Horizon Elementary School. The program will begin in August for... Read more »
Emily McBride, an eighth-grade English teacher at Springville Junior High School, has been named English Teacher of the Year by the Utah Council of Teachers of English. She is one of three given... Read more »
Shouting slogans and holding placards, hundreds of students on Tuesday angrily protested the death of an Indian student who, along with four others, was barred from using some facilities at his... Read more »
Based on the Delancey Street model, The Other Side Academy aims to turn convicted felons into sober, hard-working citizens. Read more »
In Flint, Michigan, daily life revolves around lead fears, President Obama signs federal disaster declaration
The longest line at Freeman Elementary School's Family Fun Night was not for face painting or food. It was for lead testing. Read more »
Oral arguments in California case could lead to an end to agency fees in 23 states, as plaintiffs argue that supporting the union is coerced political speech. Read more »
Turkey's state-run news agency says 15 academics who were detained for having signed a declaration denouncing military operations against Kurdish rebels, have been released after questioning. Read more »
Starting in 2017, the third Friday in March will be an academic holiday for students at Brigham Young University. Read more »
Utah Valley University has established a new Office of National Security Studies and hired Ryan Vogel, a 2004 alumnus and nationally recognized expert in national security and international law, as... Read more »
Foothills Elementary School Principal Howard Griffith looks over the view from his tent on the Riverton school’s rooftop Thursday. Read more »
Jose Ramirez, left, talks to his daughter, Andie Ramirez, as Andie's mother, Ana Sanchez, and grandmother, Egda Sanchez, prepare to cut off her braid and donate it to Locks of Love. Read more »
The income gap in major U.S. cities goes beyond the trend of rising paychecks for those at the top: Pay has plummeted for those at the bottom. Read more »
Chinese President Xi Jinping honored University of Utah chemist Peter J. Stang and six other foreign scientists with the country’s 2015 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award. Read more »
SALT LAKE CITY — Community leaders are joining a chorus of advocates calling on lawmakers to expand funding for preschool and optional extended-day kindergarten in Utah. That kind of... Read more »
Salt Lake City School District is distributing a survey asking parents, district workers and students about time, in particular, whether students are getting enough sleep. Read more »
Parents of fifth-graders enrolled in the Canyons School District's Dual Language Immersion Programs are invited to a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 20, to learn about the transition from elementary... Read more »
The Canyons Board of Education has approved revisions to the 2016-17 school calendar, as recommended by a committee of parents and district employees. Read more »
In a school where perfect SAT scores and MIT admissions are the norm, Asian-Americans push for higher standards while white parents push for balance. Read more »
Pleasant Grove High School is about to be overrun with former disc jockeys. Forty years worth of DJs have been invited to a reunion this week at the school where they cut their teeth and honed... Read more »
Cougars live all across Utah, from the High Uintas wilderness to the dry southern deserts. Cougar attacks on humans are extremely rare. Today, sightings and reports of cougars are on the rise. Here... Read more »
Several schools in the Provo School District will be hosting a first-grade information night on the district’s dual language immersion program. Read more »
A growing student population and locally controlled funding for schools remain top-of-mind for state and education leaders with the start of the 2016 legislative session two weeks away. Read more »
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